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ERIC Number: EJ662004
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-0195-9131
Absence of Training-Specific Cardiac Adaptation in Paraplegic Athletes.
Gates, Phillip E.; Campbell, Ian G.; George, Keith P.
Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, v34 n11 p1699-1704 Nov 2002
Tested the hypothesis that wall thickness, but not chamber dimension, would be larger in endurance- and power-trained athletes with spinal cord injuries than in sedentary people with spinal cord injuries. Data on 11 power-trained and 5 sedentary participants showed no statistically significant differences between groups, though there was a trend for larger mean wall thickness and left ventricular mass in athletes. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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