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Impact of exercise training
deadmanwalking57 posted:
Not so much a discussion. Article title: Impact of exercise training on arterial wall thickness in humans

A complete, free article from a PubMed link.

"Exercise is associated with decreased cardiovascular risk and higher fitness confers cardio protection." "The beneficial effects of exercise on traditional risk factors may explain approximately half of the risk reduction associated with exercise, and it has been proposed that direct effects of exercise on the vessel wall may account for some of the remaining 'risk factor gap' "

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