Asian Journal of Sports Medicine

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Regular Football Practice Improves Autonomic Cardiac Function in Male Children

Luis Fernandes 1 , * , Jose Oliveira 2 , Luisa Soares-Miranda 2 , Antonio Rebelo 1 and Joao Brito 3
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1 Centre of Research, Education, Innovation and Intervention in Sport, Faculty of Sport, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
2 Research Centre in Physical Activity, Health and Leisure, Faculty of Sport, University of Porto, Portugal
3 Portuguese Football Federation, Health and Performance Unit, Lisbon, Portugal
Article information
  • Asian Journal of Sports Medicine: September 01, 2015, 6 (3); e24037
  • Published Online: September 28, 2015
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: September 20, 2013
  • Revised: March 3, 2014
  • DOI: 10.5812/asjsm.24037

To Cite: Fernandes L, Oliveira J, Soares-Miranda L, Rebelo A, Brito J. Regular Football Practice Improves Autonomic Cardiac Function in Male Children, Asian J Sports Med. 2015 ; 6(3):e24037. doi: 10.5812/asjsm.24037.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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