Association of physical fitness with LDL and HDL subfractions in young healthy men.

@article{Halle1999AssociationOP,
  title={Association of physical fitness with LDL and HDL subfractions in young healthy men.},
  author={Martin Halle and A van der Berg and Manfred W. Baumstark and Joseph Keul},
  journal={International journal of sports medicine},
  year={1999},
  volume={20 7},
  pages={464-9}
}
A dyslipoproteinemia of increased concentrations of small, dense LDL particles and reduced HDL2 cholesterol has shown to be associated with coronary heart disease (CHD). In contrast, an increase in physical fitness and a reduction of body mass index (BMI) improve the lipoprotein profile and reduce the incidence of cardiovascular events. The association of physical exercise, physical fitness, and body weight with an atherogenic lipoprotein subfraction profile has been investigated before in… CONTINUE READING