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SportsCardiologyBC assists athletes in staying active while ensuring their continued safety during participation in sport and exercise.

New SCBC Research – “HRE Study” – NOW RECRUITING!!

In healthy individuals, systolic blood pressure (BP) increases in a stepwise manner with increasing exercise intensity. The increased systolic BP during exercise is largely due to increased cardiac output, which is generated to meet the [...]

By |April 24th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

New SCBC Research – “Time of Day Study” – NOW RECRUITING!!

There is no disputing the tremendous benefits of exercise, however is there a safest time of day to exercise? As seen in publicly reported events such as marathons and professional sports, there is paradoxically a [...]

By |April 18th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

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

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 [...]

By |December 15th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

UBC Hospital Cardiovascular Centre of Excellence Opened!

After 18 months of planning and construction, the UBC Hospital Cardiovascular Centre of Excellence is now open. Home to SportsCardiologyBC, Diagnostic Cardiology, SaveBC, the Jack and Elly Senior Cardiac Clinic and Neuro-Cardiology, the centre will [...]

By |December 13th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

UBC study sheds light on cardiac screening for athletes after Cunningham incident (Vancouver Sun)

Craig Cunningham of Trail, a former member of the Vancouver Giants, was listed in critical condition Monday after collapsing on ice before an American Hockey League game on Saturday. CHRISTIAN PETERSEN / PNG SHAREADJUSTCOMMENTPRINT The [...]

By |November 22nd, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

SPORTS CARDIOLOGY BC (Younger Healthier Wealthier)

Dr Saul Isserow - Sports Cardiology BC Sports Cardiology BC Today is the opening of Sports Cardiology B.C. at the University of British Columbia Hospital. One prime motivation is the recommendation of The European Society [...]

By |November 22nd, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments