Sports Cardiology Essentials

Evaluation, Management and Case Studies

Author: Christine E. Lawless

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9780387927756

Category: Medical

Page: 465

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This book presents an invaluable symptoms-based approach to sports cardiology for sports medicine physicians, primary care physicians, and cardiologists. Edited by an authority in the field, the text offers sought-after insight on the cardiac health of athletes. Case studies are featured throughout to further understanding and the integration of concepts into daily practice. With contributions by both sports medicine physicians and cardiologists, this timely book bridges the gap between disciplines and is an unparalleled resource for those looking to effectively manage the cardiac health of active patients.
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Sports Cardiology, An Issue of Clinics in Sports Medicine,

Author: Robert W. Battle

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323391206

Category: Medical

Page: 279

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A sports cardiologist evaluates affected athletes and suggests the most appropriate treatment options that may allow them to stay active in sports. This issue will discuss the following topics: Cardiovascular Adaptation and Remodeling to Rigorous Athletic Training, The Historical Perspective of Athletic Sudden Death, The ECG in Elite Athletes, The Management of Athletes with Congenital Heart Disease, Genetic testing in athletes The Impact of Sports Cardiology on the Practice of Sports Medicine and many more!
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Exercise and Sports Cardiology

(In 3 Volumes)Volume 1: Cardiac Adaptations and Environmental Stress During ExerciseVolume 2: Specific Diseases and AthletesVolume 3: Exercise Risks, Cardiac Arrhythmias and Unusual Problems in Athletes

Author: Paul D Thompson,Antonio B Fernandez

Publisher: World Scientific Publishing

ISBN: 1786341581

Category: Medical

Page: 972

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Cardiac problems in athletic individuals are rare, but when they occur can be devastating. This book provides a definitive review of current practice and thinking surrounding the often difficult and life-changing practice of sports cardiology. Topics which remain a challenge for practitioners, athletes and families are investigated, including cardiovascular screening, exercise participation prescription, and prevention strategies for sudden cardiac arrest. Also given are medical guidelines for diagnosis, management and treatment of specific cardiac illnesses. Based on their earlier work Exercise and Sports Cardiology (2001), editors Paul Thompson and Antonio Fernandez have provided an updated, improved 3-part reference work for cardiologists, physicians, coaches, trainers, medical students and researchers with a comprehensive go-to reference for modern day concerns in the expanding field of sports cardiology research and treatment.
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Sex Differences in Sports Medicine

Author: Ellen Casey, MD,Monica Rho, MD,Joel Press, MD

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 1617052493

Category: Medical

Page: 320

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This is the first book dedicated to the musculoskeletal, physiological, hormonal, and other differences between the sexes as they manifest in sports medicine. Organized anatomically from head to toe, this unique reference focuses on the sex-specific differences of men and women to inform clinical care and the management of common sports injuries. Other chapters cover nutrition, hormones, concussion, pain, sports cardiology and pulmonology, and the particular care of adolescent and geriatric patients. The editors have assembled a world-class team of specialists to collaborate on each chapter, and specially commissioned illustrations and tables help visualize the data and findings. While some books focus on “the female athlete” as a discrete category, this book discusses how the many physical stresses of athletics affect both sexes based on the inherent biological differences. The goal is to foster a more comprehensive understanding of the latest research and practice in sports medicine as it applies to all patients. As the field of sports medicine has grown exponentially over the last few decades, this book will serve as an essential resource for physicians, trainers, coaches, and anyone involved in athletics and medicine. Key Features: Provides an evidence-based review of how sex differences affect the risk of injury, presentation, and clinical course of sports-related injuries Anatomically based chapters highlight differences in static structures, dynamic movement, and pathology between the sexes Authors summarize key differences at the end of each chapter Includes special chapters on running and throwing, sports cardiology, sports pulmonology, nutrition, and unique athlete populations
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Alters and Schiff Essential Concepts for Healthy Living

Author: Assistant Professor in Department of Health & Human Performance Texas State University San Marcos Texas Jeff Housman,Mary Odum

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 128407756X

Category: Health

Page: 718

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Essential Concepts for Healthy Living, Seventh Edition urges students to think critically about their health and overall wellness and empowers them, with clearly identified tools, to help them reach this goal. It provides a clear and concise introduction to the latest scientific and medical research in personal health and highlights common behaviors and attitudes related to individual health needs. The Seventh Edition, with an all new author team, includes a wealth of new and updated data, including modern information on violence and abuse, relationships and sexuality, and physical fitness.
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Preventive Cardiology: A Companion to Braunwald's Heart Disease E-Book

Author: Roger Blumenthal,JoAnne Foody,Nathan D. Wong

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437737854

Category: Medical

Page: 632

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Endorsed by the American Society for Preventive Cardiology! Preventive Cardiology - a new Companion to Braunwald’s Heart Disease - addresses the prevention and risk stratification of cardiovascular disease so that you can delay the onset of disease and moderate the effects and complications. Drs. Roger Blumenthal, JoAnne Foody, and Nathan Wong discuss the full range of relevant considerations, including the epidemiology of heart disease, risk assessment, risk factors, multiple risk factor-based prevention strategies, and developments in genetics and personalized medicine. This authoritative reference gives you the clinically relevant information you need for the effective prevention of cardiovascular disease. Recognize the factors for prevention and risk stratification around cardiovascular disease and effectively delay the onset of disease and moderate the effects and complications, even for individual who are genetically predisposed. Effectively navigate full range of considerations in prevention from epidemiology of heart disease, biology of atherosclerosis and myocardial infraction, risk assessment—established risk factors and emerging risk factors, multiple risk factor-based prevention strategies, and future directions—through genetics, personalized medicine, and much more. Tap into the expertise of prominent leaders in cardiovascular disease prevention with guidance from Drs. Roger Blumenthal—longtime director of the Framingham Heart Study—JoAnne Foody, and Nathan Wong. Gain a deeper understanding of the pathogenesis of disease and the rationale for management through discussions of basic science. Apply current clinical practice guidelines to ensure optimal outcomes in both primary and secondary prevention.
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Issues in National, Regional, and Environmental Health and Medicine: 2011 Edition

Author: N.A

Publisher: ScholarlyEditions

ISBN: 1464964602

Category: Medical

Page: 1345

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Issues in National, Regional, and Environmental Health and Medicine: 2011 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ eBook that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about National, Regional, and Environmental Health and Medicine. The editors have built Issues in National, Regional, and Environmental Health and Medicine: 2011 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about National, Regional, and Environmental Health and Medicine in this eBook to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Issues in National, Regional, and Environmental Health and Medicine: 2011 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility. More information is available at http://www.ScholarlyEditions.com/.
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Issues in Discovery, Experimental, and Laboratory Medicine: 2011 Edition

Author: N.A

Publisher: ScholarlyEditions

ISBN: 1464963509

Category: Medical

Page: 3453

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Issues in Discovery, Experimental, and Laboratory Medicine: 2011 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ eBook that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about Discovery, Experimental, and Laboratory Medicine. The editors have built Issues in Discovery, Experimental, and Laboratory Medicine: 2011 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Discovery, Experimental, and Laboratory Medicine in this eBook to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Issues in Discovery, Experimental, and Laboratory Medicine: 2011 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility. More information is available at http://www.ScholarlyEditions.com/.
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