Cardiovascular health profile of elite female football players compared to untrained controls before and after short-term football training.

@article{Randers2013CardiovascularHP,
  title={Cardiovascular health profile of elite female football players compared to untrained controls before and after short-term football training.},
  author={Morten B Randers and Lars Juel Andersen and Christina Orntoft and Mads Bendiksen and Lars Johansen and Joshua Horton and Peter Riis Hansen and Peter Krustrup},
  journal={Journal of sports sciences},
  year={2013},
  volume={31 13},
  pages={1421-31}
}
This study examined the intermittent exercise performance and cardiovascular health profile in elite female football players in comparison to untrained young women, as well as a subgroup subjected to football training 2x1 h · week(-1) for 16 weeks. Twenty-seven Danish national team players (elite trained, ET) and 28 untrained women (UT) underwent dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry-scanning (DXA), comprehensive transthoracic echocardiography, treadmill and Yo-Yo Intermittent Endurance level 2 (IE2… CONTINUE READING
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