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Course Description

This conference will provide an opportunity for all involved in the care of athletes, to gain current knowledge relating to the diagnosis and management of individuals with cardiovascular diseases and the effects on athletic training. Experts in sports cardiology, cardiovascular diseases and sudden cardiac death will present fundamentals and state-of-the-art developments in sports cardiology and exercise physiology.

Learning Objectives

  • Explain the current state and controversies in pre-participation evaluations of athletes.
  • Identify the incidence and etiologies of sudden cardiac death in athletes.
  • Review the unique characteristics of an athlete’s heart and diagnostic modalities.
  • Recognize the complexity in evaluating cardiovascular issues in athletes.

Cleveland Clinic Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Institute (Miller Family) Sports Cardiology Center