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Beneficial effects of recreational football on the cardiovascular risk profile in untrained premenopausal women

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  • Peter Krustrup
  • P R Hansen
  • M B Randers
  • L Nybo
  • D Martone
  • L J Andersen
  • L T Bune
  • Andreas Junge
  • Jens Bangsbo
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The present study examined the cardiovascular health effects of 16 weeks of recreational football training in untrained premenopausal women in comparison with continuous running training. Fifty healthy women were matched and randomized to a football (FG, n=25) or a running (RG, n=25) group and compared with a control group with no physical training (CO, n=15). Training was performed for 1 h twice a week. After 16 weeks, systolic and diastolic blood pressure was reduced (P
Original languageEnglish
JournalScandinavian journal of medicine & science in sports
Volume20 Suppl 1
Pages (from-to)40-9
Number of pages10
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Publication statusPublished - 1 Apr 2010

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