• Pre-participation cardiovascular evaluation for athletic participants to prevent sudden cardiac death

    Posted on June 4, 2017 by Petra Zupet in Recent Publications.

    Letter to the Ed EP 2017 PPE

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  • 10th European Sport Medicine – Congress of EFSMA – European Federation of Sports Medicine Associations

    Posted on April 21, 2017 by Petra Zupet in Events.

    We are delighted to announce that the 10th European Sport Medicine – Congress of EFSMA – European Federation of Sports Medicine Association will be held in Estoril, Lisbon, Portugal from 16 to 18 November 2017 at the Estoril Congress Center. We invite you all to submit your Abstracts until the 30th April 2017 (Extended Date), and take […]

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  • Exercise Testing: Who, When, and Why?

    Posted on February 13, 2017 by Petra Zupet in Recent Publications.

    Nelson N and Asplund CA. There are different modalities of exercise testing that can provide valuable information to physicians about patient and athlete fitness and cardiopulmonary status. Cardiopulmonary exercise testing (CPX) is a form of exercise testing that measures ventilatory and gas exchange, heart rate, electrocardiogram, and blood pressures to provide detailed information on the cardiovascular, pulmonary, and […]

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  • 4th MEDICA MEDICINE + SPORTS CONFERENCE

    Posted on October 10, 2016 by Petra Zupet in Events.

    Taking place for the 4th time on 15th and 16th of November, the MEDICA MEDICINE + SPORTS CONFERENCE will once again be the lighthouse event at MEDICA 2016. With over 130,000 attendees and 4,950 exhibitors, MEDICA is the largest medical tradeshow in the world providing a great premise for sharing the latest innovations and approaches […]

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  • FIMS 2016

    Posted on August 11, 2016 by Petra Zupet in Events.

    On behalf of the Turkish Sports Medicine Association (TSMA), it is our sincere pleasure to invite you to the 34th FIMS World Sports Medicine Congress to be held in Ljubljana, Slovenia on 29 September-2 October 2016. Sports medicine is developing at a rapid pace, establishing a solid foundation in clinical medicine. This next FIMS meeting […]

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  • Endurance Exercise and the Heart: Friend or Foe?

    Posted on November 29, 2015 by Petra Zupet in EPH, Recent Publications.

    The long-term clinical consequences of strenuous endurance exercise (SEE) on cardiac structure remain to be clearly elucidated, but the bulk of the evidence supports that acute alterations induced by a bout of SEE (e.g. marathon run) are essentially transient. Although the long-term practice of SEE can increase the risk of atrial fibrillation, the numerous benefits […]

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  • Exercise and Cancer Risk—How Much Is Enough?

    Posted on October 11, 2015 by Petra Zupet in EPH.

    A study of the Alberta Health Services in Edmonton ( Canada ) shows very clear that a doubling of the weekly physical activity/exercising lead to a better prevention of the risk of breast cancer . This study also demonstrates that there is a correlation between fat percentage and risk on breast cancer after the menopause […]

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  • Cardiorespiratory fitness and risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus: A 23- year cohort study and a meta-analysis of prospective studies

    Posted on October 1, 2015 by Petra Zupet in EPH.

    Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is a complex metabolic disorder approximately doubling the risk of a wide range of vascular diseases. Amongst the risk factors associated with T2DM, overweight/obesity, physical inactivity, and low cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) have a major role. CRF reflects the ability of the lungs and cardiovascular system to transport oxygen and the […]

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  • Effect of Lifestyle-Focused Text Messaging on Risk Factor Modification in Patients With Coronary Heart Disease

    Posted on September 23, 2015 by Petra Zupet in Recent Publications.

    A Randomized Clinical Trial Globally, cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death and disease burden. Many treatments and treatment strategies are proven to reduce the risk of major cardiovascular events. Interventions that modify lifestyle factors are among the most effective but are poorly adhered to. Secondary prevention is an effective way to reduce the […]

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  • Can Mobile Health Applications Facilitate Meaningful Behavior Change?

    Posted on September 23, 2015 by Petra Zupet in EPH.

    Time for Answers Massive problems require pragmatic, scalable, and evidencebased solutions. Cardiovascular disease (CVD), the world’s leading cause of death, is the epitome of such a problem in need of such a solution. The World Health Organization and American Heart Association have both set goals of reducing CVD mortality 25% by 2025. Achieving the requisite […]

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