OUR MISSION

Clinical Assessment

With the overwhelming existing evidence on the beneficial and preventive effects of exercise, our society is becoming increasingly physically active. Our goal is to assess and evaluate athletes to ensure optimal and safe participation in athletics and exercise.

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Advocacy

The public must be informed and educated on the importance of cardiovascular health and how to prevent tragic cardiovascular events. SportsCardiologyBC collaborates with local, national and international medical, health and athletic organizations.

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Research

With an aging population and an overall increase in the participation of regular athletics and exercise in the general population, research in risk factors and warning signs for cardiovascular events as well as optimal training must be investigated.

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Education

SportsCardiologyBC provides public education on safe participation in athletics through the dissemination of results from research investigation, the interpretation of clinical case studies and education seminars.

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LATEST NEWS

15Dec, 2016

Death of Alan Thicke raises questions about health risks for older hockey players (interview with Dr. Isserow)

December 15th, 2016|0 Comments

WATCH: The news that Alan Thicke died while playing hockey with his son has raised questions about older men playing intense sports. Linda Aylesworth reports on what can be done to reduce the risk. The [...]

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6Feb, 2017

Background: Coronary Artery Calcification

February 6th, 2017|0 Comments

By Andrew Golin, The largest artery in the body, the aorta, carries oxygenated blood to all parts of the body via the circulatory system. The coronary arteries branch off from the aorta and supply oxygenated [...]

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