Former NFL Players & Heart Size: A Study

Tip Content Provided By: Cleveland Clinic

Several studies have shown a correlation between being a professional athlete and having larger hearts and thicker heart muscles. A recent study by Cleveland Clinic also found the same to be true of former players’ aortas, the blood vessel that transports blood from the heart to the rest of the body.

Click here to see the details of the study and what effects an enlarged aorta can have on you.

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