Sports Cardiology, An Issue of Clinics in Sports Medicine

Edited by Peter Dean, MD, FACC
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In this issue of Clinics in Sports Medicine, guest editor Dr. Peter Dean brings his considerable expertise to the topic of Sports Cardiology. Top experts in the field cover key topics such as the importance of surrounding the athlete with a "team;" pre-participation evaluation of the athlete; risk and causes of sudden death in athletes; non-cardiac diseases that mimic cardiac symptoms in young athletes; incorporating new heart rate monitors, wearables, and watches into sports cardiology practice; and more. 

Key Features
  • Contains 12 relevant, practice-oriented topics including differentiating between pathologic heart disease and an "athletic heart;" exercise stress testing in the athlete; myocarditis/COVID-19 and the athlete; sports participation and physical activity in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy; sports participation and physical activity in patients with inherited arrhythmias and atrial fibrillation; and more. 

  • Provides in-depth clinical reviews on sports cardiology, offering actionable insights for clinical practice. 

  • Presents the latest information on this timely, focused topic under the leadership of experienced editors in the field. Authors synthesize and distill the latest research and practice guidelines to create clinically significant, topic-based reviews. 

ISBN 9780323848886
Product Format Book
Publication Date 2022
Author Information Edited by Peter Dean, MD, FACC, Associate Professor,Team Cardiologist for UVa Athletics,Medical Director of Pediatric Exercise Stress Laboratory,Division of Pediatric Cardiology Department of Pediatrics
Table of Content The Importance of Surrounding the Athlete's Heart with a Team
Incidence and Causes of Sudden Cardiac Death in Athletes
Non-Cardiac Conditions that Mimic Cardiac Symptoms in Athletes
Wearables in Sports Cardiology
Differentiating Physiology from Pathology: The Gray Zones of the Athlete's Heart
Exercise Stress Testing in Athletes
Myocarditis in the Athlete: A Focus on COVID-19 Sequelae
Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy and Exercise: Mutually Exclusive or Beneficial?
Exercise in the Genetic Arrhythmia Syndromes - A Review
Sports Participation and Physical Activity in Individuals with Heritable Thoracic Aortic Disease and Aortopathy Conditions
Cardiac Concerns in the Pediatric Athlete
Publication Date 16-06-2022
Pages 240
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