Levels of physical activity are correlated with intima media ratio in subjects without but not with metabolic syndrome: A study of Iranians without a history of cardiovascular events.

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AIM We aimed to investigate the relationship between carotid Intima Media Thickness (CIMT) and physical activity levels (PAL), in subjects with and without metabolic syndrome (MetS) and in indidiviuals with and without carotid artery plaque (CAP) defined using high-resolution ultrasound. METHOD A sample of 506 subjects [215 (42.5%) males], aged 35-64… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.dsx.2016.08.001

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