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Correspondence to: Aaron L. Baggish, MD, Cardiovascular Performance Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Yawkey Suite 5B, 55 Fruit St., Boston, MA 02114. E-mail: abaggish@partners.org

Disclosures: None.

The content of this review is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the mentioned funding sources including the National Institutes of Health and the National Football League Players Association which funds the Football Players Health Study at Harvard University.

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Research Funding:

Dr Kim has received funding from the National Institutes of Health/National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (K23 HL128795) to study vascular function in American‐style football (ASF) athletes.

Dr Baggish has received funding from the National Institutes of Health and National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (R01 HL125869) to study cardiac structure and function in ASF athletes.

Drs Zafonte, Speizer, Weisskopf, Pascuale‐Leone, Nadler, and Baggish have received research funding from the Football Players Health Study at Harvard University.

Keywords:

  • Science & Technology
  • Life Sciences & Biomedicine
  • Cardiac & Cardiovascular Systems
  • Cardiovascular System & Cardiology
  • cardiovascular health
  • football
  • outcomes research
  • phenotypes
  • risk
  • NONSTEROIDAL ANTIINFLAMMATORY DRUGS
  • CORONARY-HEART-DISEASE
  • ANDROGENIC STEROID USE
  • LEFT-VENTRICULAR MASS
  • PULSE-WAVE VELOCITY
  • BLOOD-PRESSURE
  • RISK-FACTORS
  • METABOLIC SYNDROME
  • CHILDHOOD OBESITY
  • LEAGUE PLAYERS

American-Style Football and Cardiovascular Health

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Journal Title:

Journal of the American Heart Association

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Volume 7, Number 8

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, Pages e008620-e008620

Type of Work:

Article | Final Publisher PDF

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© 2018 The Authors. Published on behalf of the American Heart Association, Inc., by Wiley.

This is an Open Access work distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/).

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