S55| Volume 24, SUPPLEMENT 1, S5-S6, November 2021

Prevalence of chronic conditions in masters games athletes

      Introduction: Masters athletes (MA) are typically individuals 35 years of age or older who engage in sporting competitions or systematic training. They are widely reported to be healthier and to exhibit a lower risk of chronic conditions than age-matched peers. Few studies have examined the prevalence of chronic conditions in MA. The study aimed to identify the prevalence of chronic conditions and their possible predictors in MA, and their prevalence compared to the general population.
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