Sports Cardiology

Sports Cardiology performs heart screenings that identify potentially serious cardiovascular issues in young athletes. Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is the leading cause of death in exercising young athletes, and is most commonly set off by problems—such as structural heart disorders or electrical circuitry issues—which are not usually found during routine physical examinations. doctors in sports cardiology require special expertise and understanding of the physical demands of competitive sports and the psychology of athletes. Sports Cardiology Clinic, a sports cardiologist and exercise physiologist evaluate you and suggests the most appropriate treatments that may allow you to stay active in sports.

 

  • Cardiovascular assessment
  • Sports and cardiovascular disease
  • Cardiovascular epidemiology & population science
  • Frequency and causes of SCA in young athletes
  • Improving ECG interpretation in athletes
  • Patient-centered counseling
  • Accurate diagnosis and treatment plans
  • Sudden cardiac death in sports