Header

UZH-Logo

Maintenance Infos

Brief recommendations for participation in competitive sports of athletes with arterial hypertension: Summary of a Position Statement from the Sports Cardiology Section of the European Association of Preventive Cardiology (EAPC)


Niebauer, Josef; Börjesson, Mats; Carre, Francois; Caselli, Stefano; Palatini, Paolo; Quattrini, Filippo; Serratosa, Luis; Adami, Paolo E; Biffi, Alessandro; Pressler, Axel; Rasmusen, Hanne K; Schmied, Christian; van Buuren, Frank; Panhuyzen-Goedkoop, Nicole; Solberg, Erik E; Halle, Martin; Gerche, Andre La; Papadakis, Michael; Sharma, Sanjay; Pelliccia, Antonio (2019). Brief recommendations for participation in competitive sports of athletes with arterial hypertension: Summary of a Position Statement from the Sports Cardiology Section of the European Association of Preventive Cardiology (EAPC). European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, 26(14):1549-1555.

Abstract

Owing to its undisputed multitude of beneficial effects, European Society of Cardiology guidelines advocate regular physical activity as a class IA recommendation for the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease. Nonetheless, competitive athletes with arterial hypertension may be exposed to an increased risk of cardiovascular events. Guidance to physicians will be given in this summary of our recently published recommendations for participation in competitive sports of athletes with arterial hypertension.

Abstract

Owing to its undisputed multitude of beneficial effects, European Society of Cardiology guidelines advocate regular physical activity as a class IA recommendation for the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease. Nonetheless, competitive athletes with arterial hypertension may be exposed to an increased risk of cardiovascular events. Guidance to physicians will be given in this summary of our recently published recommendations for participation in competitive sports of athletes with arterial hypertension.

Statistics

Citations

Dimensions.ai Metrics
8 citations in Web of Science®
9 citations in Scopus®
Google Scholar™

Altmetrics

Additional indexing

Item Type:Journal Article, refereed, further contribution
Communities & Collections:04 Faculty of Medicine > University Hospital Zurich > Clinic for Cardiology
Dewey Decimal Classification:610 Medicine & health
Scopus Subject Areas:Health Sciences > Epidemiology
Health Sciences > Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
Language:English
Date:September 2019
Deposited On:18 Feb 2020 08:38
Last Modified:29 Jul 2020 14:33
Publisher:Sage Publications
ISSN:2047-4873
OA Status:Closed
Publisher DOI:https://doi.org/10.1177/2047487319852807
PubMed ID:31122039

Download

Full text not available from this repository.
View at publisher

Get full-text in a library