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Cardiac stress and cardiovascular risk markers : the SABPA study
(North-West University (South-Africa), 2019)
Motivation - Pathological cardiac remodelling is a manifestation of end-organ damage and can be characterised by myocyte death and myocyte hypertrophy. An increased hemodynamic burden may follow the cardiac remodelling ...
Cardiovascular function and psychological distress in urbanised black South Africans : the SABPA study
(North-West University, 2009)
Motivation: Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is one of the leading causes of death worldwide, with the greatest mortality rates occurring in low and middle income countries. The increase in the prevalence of risk factors such ...
Neuro-endocrine coping responses in African and Caucasian teachers from the North-West Province : the SABPA study
MOTIVATION - Myocardial infarction, stroke and hypertension (HT) prevalence have escalated in urban Africans. Psychosocial stress and behavioural defensive coping (DefS) have been depicted as important contributory factors ...