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

20Jun, 2017

SportsCardiologyBC Physician Engagement Initiative!

June 20th, 2017|0 Comments

Spearheaded by Medical Lead Dr. Saul Isserow, SportsCardiologyBC built a successful proposal to undertake a physician engagement initiative at UBC Hospital aimed at improving collaboration between physicians from the spread out Vancouver sites of UBC, [...]

LATEST ARTICLE

19Jun, 2017

The Paradox of the Morning Run: The influence of Circadian Rhythm on Cardiovascular Health and Exercise

June 19th, 2017|0 Comments

By Aliza Hirsch,   Biological processes that follow a 24-hour cycle are defined as circadian [1] . Specifically in relation to cardiovascular health, previous research has reported a pattern between greater incidence of sudden cardiac [...]

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