Comparison of central artery elasticity in swimmers, runners, and the sedentary.

  title={Comparison of central artery elasticity in swimmers, runners, and the sedentary.},
  author={Nantinee Nualnim and Jill N Barnes and Takashi Tarumi and Christopher P Renzi and Hirofumi Tanaka},
  journal={The American journal of cardiology},
  volume={107 5},
Although swimming is one of the most popular, most practiced, and most recommended forms of physical activity, little information is available regarding the influence of regular swimming on vascular disease risks. Using a cross-sectional study design, key measurements of vascular function were performed in middle-aged and older swimmers, runners, and sedentary controls. There were no group differences in age, height, dietary intake, and fasting plasma concentrations of glucose, total… CONTINUE READING


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