mean arterial pressure

Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

The average arterial blood pressure during a complete cardiac cycle. The mean arterial pressure determines the rate of blood flow through the circulatory system. It is difficult to measure, but is approximated using the following equation: mean arterial pressure = diastolic pressure + 1/3 (systolic pressure-diastolic pressure).

Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.