Concentric myocardial hypertrophy after one year of increased training volume in experienced distance runners.

@article{Vencknas2006ConcentricMH,
  title={Concentric myocardial hypertrophy after one year of increased training volume in experienced distance runners.},
  author={Tomas Venckūnas and Arvydas Stasiulis and Rasa Raugaliene},
  journal={British journal of sports medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={40 8},
  pages={706-9}
}
OBJECTIVES As evidence on the predominant type of cardiac hypertrophy due to endurance running training is inconsistent, the aim of this study was to investigate the effect of increased training volume on echocardiographic variables of distance runners. METHODS Twenty three adult, experienced, male distance runners underwent standard two dimensionally guided M mode and Doppler echocardiography before and after a one year period during which they were randomly allocated to either control (n… CONTINUE READING