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

17Sep, 2018

Dr. Taunton Inducted to Richmond Sports Wall of Fame

September 17th, 2018|0 Comments

The team at SportsCardiologyBC is incredibly excited to announce that Dr. Jack Taunton has been inducted in to the Richmond Sports Wall of Fame. He is incredibly deserving of this high achievement. We are very proud [...]

LATEST ARTICLE

15Aug, 2018

August 15th, 2018|0 Comments

Our newest article titled "Assessment of cardiovascular risk and preparticipation screening protocols in master athletes: the Master Athlete Screening Study (MASS): a cross-sectional study" has been published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine!   [...]

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