Pumping up the Pressure
Can lifting weights raise IOP?
Ruth Steer |
Those who regularly “pump iron” down the gym will be familiar with the physical feelings that come with intense resistance exercise. But what impact may strength exercises have on the body, and IOP in particular? A team from the University of Granada, Spain, found that IOP significantly increased when resistance training exercises were performed (1).
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