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Component of Fitness - Anthropometry

Keep Track of your Blood Pressure

This utility will help you to keep track and monitor your Blood Pressure. It is not directly assessed but the table below provides you with accepted norms. Blood Pressure plays an important part in your overall well being and your ability to perform strenous exercises. You should keep track of your blood pressure and look for trends and discuss them with your doctor before undertaking any tests.

Severity Systolic Diastolic
Average for Young People120 mmHg80 mmHg
Average for Older People140 mmHg90 mmHg
Mild Hypertension 140-160 mmHg 90-100 mmHg
Moderate Hypertension160-200 mmHg 100-120 mmHg
Severe Hypertension Above 200 mmHg Above 120 mmHg
Note on Pulse Pressure
Note: that the difference between SBP and DBP is your Pulse Pressure. When you view the graph of your results, the Pulse Pressure it is indicated by the length of the vertical line. Its importance stems from growing evidence that the high Pulse Pressure can be viewed as a potential risk factor.
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Systolic Diastolic
Values (mmHg) (mmHg)

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Pulse Pressure

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