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The Heart & Diving

Heart Issues: Further Reading and Sources

2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

"2013 ACC/AHA guideline on the assessment of cardiovascular risk: A report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines" by D.C. Goff et al. Circulation; June 2014; Vol. 129, No. 25, Suppl. 2; pages S49-S73.

"2013 AHA/ACC guideline on lifestyle management to reduce cardiovascular risk: A report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines" by R.H. Eckel et al. Circulation; June 2014; Vol. 29, No. 25, Suppl. 2; pages S76-S99.

"About High Blood Pressure." American Heart Association.

"Age-predicted maximal heart rate revisited" by H. Tanaka et al. Journal of the American College of Cardiology; January 2001; Vol. 37, No. 1; pages 153-156.

Assessing Cardiovascular Risk: Systematic Evidence Review from the Risk Assessment Work Group, 2013. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

"Assessing your weight and health risk." National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.

"Cardiac effects of water immersion in healthy volunteers" by D.E. Smith et al. Echocardiography; January 1998; Vol. 15, No. 1; pages 35-42.

"Cardiovascular autonomic control during short-term thermoneutral and cool head-out immersion" by L. Mourot et al. Aviation, Space, and Environmental Medicine; January 2008; Vol. 79, No. 1; pages 14-20.

"Cardiovascular evaluation of middle-aged/senior individuals engaged in leisure-time sport activities: Position stand from the Sections of Exercise Physiology and Sports Cardiology of the European Association of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation" by M. Borjesson et al. European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention & Rehabilitation; June 2011; Vol. 18, No. 3; pages 446-458.

"Compendium of physical activities: An update of activity codes and MET intensities" by B.E. Ainsworth et al. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise; September 2000; Vol. 32, No. 9, Suppl.; pages S498-S504.

"Contribution of abdomen and legs to central blood volume expansion in humans during immersion" by L.B. Johansen et al. Journal of Applied Physiology; September 1997; Vol. 83, No. 3; pages 695-699.

Diving and Subaquatic Medicine by C. Edmonds et al. CRC Press; 2nd edition, 4th printing; 1990; page 85.

"The effect of Mediterranean diet on metabolic syndrome and its components: A meta-analysis of 50 studies and 534,906 individuals" by C.M. Kastorini. Journal of the American College of Cardiology; March 2011; Vol. 57, No. 11; pages 1299-1313.

"Effects of water immersion to the neck on pulmonary circulation and tissue volume in man" by R. Begin et al. Journal of Applied Physiology; March 1976; Vol. 40, No. 3; pages 293-299.

"Energetics of underwater swimming with scuba" by D.R. Pendergast et al. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise; May 1996; Vol. 28, No. 5; pages 573-580.

"Exercise and acute cardiovascular events: Placing the risks into perspective: A scientific statement from the American Heart Association Council on Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Metabolism and the Council on Clinical Cardiology" by P.D. Thompson et al. Circulation; May 2007; Vol. 115, No. 17; pages 2358-2368.

"Exercise intensity inferred from air consumption during recreational scuba diving" by P. Buzzacott et al. Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine Journal; June 2014; Vol. 44, No. 2; pages 74-78.

"Hemodynamic changes induced by recreational scuba diving" by A. Boussuges et al. Chest; May 2006; Vol. 129, No. 5; pages 1337-1343.

"How much physical activity do adults need?" Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

"The incidence of primary cardiac arrest during vigorous exercise" by D.S. Siscovick et al. New England Journal of Medicine; October 1984; Vol. 311, No. 14; pages 874-877.

"Medical screening of recreational divers for cardiovascular disease: Consensus discussion at the Divers Alert Network Fatality Workshop" by S.J. Mitchell and A.A. Bove. Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine; July-August 2011; Vol. 38, No. 4; pages 289-296.

"Oxygen consumption in underwater swimming" by J.V. Dwyer and E.H. Lanphier. Navy Experimental Diving Unit Report; December 1954; pages 14-54.

"Oxygen uptake studies of divers when fin swimming with maximum effort at depths of 6-176 feet" by J.B. Morrison. Aerospace Medicine; October 1973; Vol. 44, No. 10; pages 1120-1129.

"Prevalence, incidence and lifetime risk of atrial fibrillation: The Rotterdam study" by J. Heeringa et al. European Heart Journal; April 2006; Vol. 27, No. 8; pages 949–953.

"Primary and secondary prevention of coronary artery disease" by T.N. Mohamad. Medscape.com; September 2014.

"RSTC medical statement." Recreational Scuba Training Council, Inc. 2007.

"Safety of sports for athletes with implantable cardioverter-defibrillators: Results of a prospective, multinational registry" by R. Lampert et al. Circulation. May 2013; Vol. 127, No. 20; pages 2021-2030.

"Scuba injury death rate among insured DAN members" by P.J. Denoble et al. Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine Journal. December 2008; Vol. 38, No. 4; pages 182-188.

"Triggering of acute myocardial infarction by heavy physical exertion. Protection against triggering by regular exertion. Determinants of Myocardial Infarction Onset Study Investigators" by M.A. Mittleman et al. New England Journal of Medicine; December 1993; Vol. 329, No. 23; pages 1677-1683.
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