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New Sports Cardiology Recommendations Collection

Recommendations from the EACPR Sports Cardiology section are now available on the EJCPR web site

Freely accessible online collection of recommendations from the EACPR Sports Cardiology section, published in the European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation (EJCPR). This valuable resource includes recommendations on participation in leisure-time physical activity and competitive sports, and a position paper on the adverse cardiovascular effects of doping in athletes.


  • Recommendations for the management of individuals with acquired valvular heart diseases who are involved in leisure-time physical activities or competitive sports
  • Recommendations for participation in competitive sport and leisure-time physical activity in individuals with cardiomyopathies, myocarditis and pericarditis
  • ESC Study Group of Sports Cardiology Position Paper on adverse cardiovascular effects of doping in athletes
  • Recommendations for participation in leisure-time physical activity and competitive sports of patients with arrhythmias and potentially arrhythmogenic conditions Part II: Ventricular arrhythmias, channelopathies and implantable defibrillators
  • Recommendations for participation in leisure-time physical activity and competitive sports in patients with arrhythmias and potentially arrhythmogenic conditions Part I: Supraventricular arrhythmias and pacemakers
  • Recommendations for participation in competitive and leisure sports in patients with congenital heart disease: a consensus document
  • ESC Study Group of Sports Cardiology: recommendations for participation in leisure-time physical activity and competitive sports for patients with ischaemic heart disease
  • ESC Study Group of Sports Cardiology Recommendations for participation in leisure-time physical activities and competitive sports for patients with hypertension

Access the collection
Related resources: Sports Cardiology library