Research

A study in animal models shows that high-intensity exercise promotes vascular lesions over the long term

The study, led by researchers from Hospital Clínic – IDIBAPS, concludes that high-intensity physical exercise damages the aorta and carotid artery by dilating them and increasing their rigidity, effects that are in sharp contrast with the known benefits of moderate exercise.

Montserrat Batlle, Eduard Guasch and Cira Rúbies, authors of the study.