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  • Strength training improves vascular function in young black men

    University of Illinois graduate student Marc Cook and his colleagues found that young African-American men experienced more cardiovascular benefits from weight training than Caucasian men of the same age.

    University of Illinois graduate student Marc Cook and his colleagues found that young African-American men experienced more cardiovascular benefits from weight training than Caucasian men of the same age.

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  • Editor's note: To reach Bo Fernhall, email fernhall@uic.edu. To reach Marc Cook, emailmarccook@illinois.edu. To reach Jeffrey Woods, email woods1@illinois.edu.

    The paper, “Effect of Resistance Training on Biomarkers of Vascular Function and Oxidative Stress in Young African American and Caucasian Men,” is available online.