Coronary Artery Calcification Among Endurance Athletes: "Hearts of Stone".


Routine moderate-intensity exercise reduces incident cardiovascular disease and increases longevity. The complex mechanisms by which exercise promotes favorable cardiovascular health outcomes include attenuation of traditional atherosclerotic risk factors including dyslipidemia, hypertension, central adiposity, and glucose intolerance. As such, current… (More)
DOI: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.117.028750