Doctors care about athlete hearts at Sports Cardiology BC

Sports Cardiology BC is a new organization concerned with the heart health of athletes. The group aims to help athletes stay safe while participating in competitive and recreational sport. They held their first public education seminar on October 21st on the challenges faced by young and aged athletes in cardiac health and safety. Dr. Saul Isserow [...]

By |October 25th, 2013|News|0 Comments

UBC researchers to study cardiac abnormalities in athletes – SCBC Study

Exercise helps protect against cardiovascular disease and many other illnesses, but is too much of a good thing risky, and even potentially lethal? Researchers at the University of B.C. will conduct the first study of its kind in Canada trying for an answer. They’re recruiting 2,000 competitive athletes aged 12 to 35 for a study [...]

By |October 23rd, 2013|News|0 Comments