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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Efficacy of exercise training in patients with HFpEF
Principal Investigator:

Markus Amann

Location: Salt Lake City, UT
Congressional District Code: 2
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: October 2020 - September 2025
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $0
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


ABSTRACT Patients with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF) are characterized by exercise intolerance and premature fatigue during physical activity. An abnormal exercise pressor reflex mediated by neural feedback from mechano- and/or metabosensitive group III and IV muscle afferents may contribute to these debilitating symptoms. However, little is known about the role and relative contribution of group III/IV afferents in circulatory control and fatigue development in patient...

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