Blood Pressure Monitoring: Accuracy is Important

By Paul Clerc, Knowing your correct blood pressure (BP) is important as increased resting BP is correlated with increased stroke risk, cardiac disease and kidney disease 1,2. High BP, typically considered to be >140/90, is often referred to as ‘silent’ since despite the severe outcomes that are associated with it, there are often few signs [...]

By |July 29th, 2016|Article|0 Comments

High-intensity interval training for the busy athlete

By Richard Roberts,   It seems as though with every passing year, we expect to fit more and more into our daily schedule. Work responsibilities, family matters and financial stress are at the forefront of our lives, and this may result in us neglecting our own physical health. Daily exercise is beneficial in many ways, [...]

By |July 22nd, 2016|Article|0 Comments

SCBC Article Published in Canadian Journal of Cardiology!

The SportsCardiologyBC team, led by Dr. James McKinney, have published an article in the esteemed Canadian Journal of Cardiology. The article reports on the research findings of young athlete screening conducted across the province of British Columbia. For those who have access to this journal following this link: http://www.onlinecjc.ca/article/S0828-282X(16)30170-2/fulltext    When published in print, we will provide [...]

By |July 11th, 2016|News|0 Comments