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Exercise & Sport Sciences Reviews:
doi: 10.1097/JES.0b013e3181b7b6e3

Exercise Training as Vascular Medicine: Direct Impacts on the Vasculature in Humans

Green, Daniel J.

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Exercise training decreases cardiovascular risk, but effects on traditional risk factors do not fully account for this benefit. Exercise directly impacts upon arterial shear stress, a stimulus to antiatherogenic adaptation in vascular function and remodeling. This review considers the impact of exercise training on vascular adaptation in large and small arteries in humans.

©2009 The American College of Sports Medicine


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