The effect of physical activity on endothelial function in man

  title={The effect of physical activity on endothelial function in man},
  author={Niall M. Moyna and Paul Daniel Thompson},
  journal={Acta physiologica Scandinavica},
  volume={180 2},
Endothelial dysfunction occurs early in the atherosclerosis in response to elevated atherosclerotic risk factors, and endothelial dysfunction itself may exacerbate the atherosclerotic process. Treatments that reduce atherosclerotic risk factors also generally improve endothelial function. The present review seeks to summarize the effect of exercise training on endothelial function in human subjects. Cross-sectional studies comparing healthy physically active and inactive subjects as well as… CONTINUE READING


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