Football training improves cardiovascular health profile in sedentary, premenopausal hypertensive women
Article first published online: 19 JUN 2014
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Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports
Special Issue: Football for Health - Prevention and Treatment of Non-Communicable Diseases across the Lifespan through Football. This supplement was supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Fédération Internationale de Football Association. Guest Editors: Jens Bangsbo, Peter Krustrup, Jiří Dvořák.
Volume 24, Issue Supplement S1, pages 36–42, August 2014
How to Cite
Mohr, M., Lindenskov, A., Holm, P. M., Nielsen, H. P., Mortensen, J., Weihe, P. and Krustrup, P. (2014), Football training improves cardiovascular health profile in sedentary, premenopausal hypertensive women. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports, 24: 36–42. doi: 10.1111/sms.12278
- Issue published online: 19 JUN 2014
- Article first published online: 19 JUN 2014
- Manuscript Accepted: 23 MAY 2014
- Faroese Research Council
- The Faroese Confederation of Sports and Olympic Committee (Itrottarsamband Foroya)
- The Faroese Football Association (FSF)
- Danish Sports Confederation (Danmarks Idrætsforbund)
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