EuroPrevent 2017

'THURSDAY 06 - SATURDAY 08 APRIL 2017 MALAGA - SPAIN Innovations in Preventive Cardiology EuroPrevent is the annual congress of the European Association of Preventive Cardiology (EAPC), where leading experts get together in an international forum to present their research and share knowledge, over three days of practical 'hands on' educational courses and scientific symposia, covering the spectrum [...]

By |April 6th, 2017|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 news that actor Alan Thickedied while playing hockey at the age of 69 has undoubtedly sent a chill through the [...]

By |December 15th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Older masters athletes push their bodies to perform, but are their hearts at risk?

Study aims to better understand cardiovascular disease among ‘extreme’ athletes over 35 to help develop effective screening processes. There are athletes, and then there are masters athletes. These individuals – doing triathlons, running marathons, rock climbing, training multiple times a week, etc. – are often thought to be healthy and extremely fit. However, many masters [...]

By |October 4th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Dave Battison Sports Medicine Symposium

This symposium in Mount Washington Alpine Resort - Comox, B.C. - will feature a presentation from SportsCardiologyBC's own Barb Morrison. From the symposium's website:   "Welcome to the second annual Dave Battison Sports Medicine Symposium.  This year’s theme is the life long athlete. This symposium will include topics that are pertinent to active adult as [...]

By |October 1st, 2016|0 Comments

Upcoming SportsCardiologyBC Educational Events!

For those interested in learning more about sports medicine and cardiology, as well as the ongoing efforts in research and education by SportsCardiologyBC, here are some opportunities to attend our educational events. Please email admin@sportscardiologybc.org with any questions or inquiries.   Dave Battison Sports Medicine Symposiusm - October 1st/2nd Presenter: Barb Morrison Topic: "Sports Cardiology: The [...]

By |September 26th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Masters Athlete Study Recruitment Complete!

SportsCardiologyBC has completed its recruitment of our 5-year longitudinal study in evaluation of cardiovascular disease and risk factors in masters (>35) athletes. With approximately 900 athletes from the Lower Mainland, Interior BC and Vancouver Island, we are very proud of the cohort we've established and excited about the data we are collecting and contributing to [...]

By |September 21st, 2016|News|0 Comments

Masters Athlete Stress Testing

SportsCardiologyBC will be conducting stress testing for its study on detecting underlying cardiovascular disease and risk assessment in the Masters (>35) athlete at Preventum Health Centre.

By |July 27th, 2016|0 Comments

Masters Athlete Stress Testing

SportsCardiologyBC will be conducting stress testing for its study on detecting underlying cardiovascular disease and risk assessment in the Masters (>35) athlete at Preventum Health Centre.

By |July 13th, 2016|0 Comments

Masters Athlete Testing at Fortius Sport and Health

Year 2 of data collection for masters athlete study participants.

By |July 9th, 2016|0 Comments

Masters Athlete Testing at UBC Hospital

Year 2 of data collection for Masters athlete study participants.

By |June 29th, 2016|0 Comments