Echocardiology pp 167-170 | Cite as

Echocardiographic Changes during a One-Year Exercise Program in Previously Sedentary Normal Middle-Aged Men

  • Dennis M. Davidson
  • Richard L. Popp
  • William L. Haskell
  • Peter D. Wood
  • Steven Blair
  • Ping Ho
Part of the Developments in Cardiovascular Medicine book series (DICM, volume 13)

Abstract

Previous echocardiographic studies of the effects of physical conditioning have focused primarily on persons aged 35 and younger who undergo exercise training for six months or less [1, 2, 3, 4]. In this study, 81 healthy but previously sedentary men, aged 35–55, were randomly assigned to exercise and control groups, to examine the effects on cardiac dimensions and plasma lipoproteins of a year-long running program.

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Cardiol Stein 

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© Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, The Hague 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • Dennis M. Davidson
  • Richard L. Popp
  • William L. Haskell
  • Peter D. Wood
  • Steven Blair
  • Ping Ho

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