A1 Journal article – refereed
Association of Fitness With Vascular Intima-Media Thickness and Elasticity in Adolescence

List of Authors: Pahkala K, Laitinen TT, Heinonen OJ, Viikari JSA, Ronnemaa T, Niinikoski H, Helajarvi H, Juonala M, Simell O, Raitakari OT
Publication year: 2013
Journal: Pediatrics
Journal name in source: PEDIATRICS
Journal acronym: PEDIATRICS
Number in series: 1
Volume number: 132
Issue number: 1
ISSN: 0031-4005


CONCLUSIONS: Fitness was favorably associated with aortic IMT and elasticity in adolescents. No association of fitness with the respective carotid indices was found. These data suggest that fitness in part enhances vascular health in healthy adolescents.

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