Assessing Vascular Health via Applanation Tonometry

Jamie Burr

Abstract


The purpose of this article is to give a brief background to the use of applanation tonometry for measuring arterial compliance from a health and research perspective. A methodological description for using automated applanation tonometry in a health care or research setting is provided.

Keywords


Medicine; Exercise; Physiology; Chronic Disease; Physical Activity; Health Promotion; Exercise Science; Kinesiology

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