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1 Athlete vs. Non-athlete Blood Pressure Research by Quinten Travis

2 Introduction Blood pressure has been recognized as a principle vital sign and is a criteria for being in good health. The purpose of this experiment is to test the direct effect that athletic events have on the blood pressure of athletes.

3 Null Hypothesis: There is no significant difference in blood pressure between athletes and non-athletes. Alternative Hypothesis: The blood pressure of athletes is significantly less that non-athletes.

4 Method 1.Participants will be asked a series of questions in order to identify predetermine factors that affect blood pressure (weight, age, height) 2.Participants; blood pressure will then be tested and recorded. 3.Data will be compared and interpreted to determine if the results of the experiment show significant differences between athletes and non-athletes.

5 Blood Pressure Classifications Classification of blood pressure for adults Category systolicsystolic, mmHgmmHgdiastolicdiastolic, mmHg Hypotension < 90< 60 Desired90–11960–79 Prehypertension 120–13980–89 Stage 1 HypertensionHypertension 140–15990–99 Stage 2 Hypertension160–179100–109 Hypertensive Emergency

6 Data Collection and Analysis to Date Male Vs. Female Blood Pressure Male Female

7 Athlete Vs. Nonathlete Blood Pressure Athletes Nonathletes

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