Asian Journal of Sports Medicine

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Carotid Intima-Media Thickness in Master Athletes

Niccolo Gori 1 , Giuseppe Anania 1 , Laura Stefani 1 , * , Maria Boddi 1 and Giorgio Galanti 1
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1 Clinical and Experimental Department, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
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  • Asian Journal of Sports Medicine: June 01, 2015, 6 (2); e22587
  • Published Online: June 20, 2015
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: August 6, 2014
  • Revised: November 6, 2014
  • Accepted: November 21, 2014
  • DOI: 10.5812/asjsm.6(2)2015.22587

To Cite: Gori N, Anania G, Stefani L, Boddi M, Galanti G. Carotid Intima-Media Thickness in Master Athletes, Asian J Sports Med. 2015 ; 6(2):e22587. doi: 10.5812/asjsm.6(2)2015.22587.

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