Changes in cardiovascular risk factors among college football players


What The Study Did:

Researchers recruited 126 college football players from two programs in Georgia and South Carolina to examine over three years how cardiovascular risk factors emerged and changed, including weight, blood pressure and heart structure and function.


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Jonathan H. Kim, M.D., M.Sc., of the Emory Clinical Cardiovascular Research Institute in Atlanta, is the corresponding author.

(doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2019.3909)


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