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Preventive Cardiology

European Association for Cardiovascular Prevention & Rehabilitation

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To promote excellence in research, practice, education and policy in cardiovascular prevention and rehabilitation in Europe.
NEW! Research Support Project

Are you a young researcher starting a new project? Are you facing questions such as: will my work contribute to science or is it really original? Discuss these questions with a senior scientist and get a starting guidance. 
 
We can help: send a request to an EACPR mentor!

Submit your support request

Discover the new ESC Textbook of Preventive Cardiology

Volume 1 Clinical Practice is now available.

Take the opportunity to order online.

Preventive cardiology – a major challenge: Reports from Latvia and Lithuania

"This month, Latvia and Lithuania are being added to the prevention map of Europe.  With a cardiovascular risk burden and mortality still among the highest in Europe, preventive cardiology undoubtedly remains a major challenge!  Read the country reports of the National CVD Prevention Coordinators and be inspired by their hard work to win the battle against premature cardiac death.”
Joep Perk, EACPR Prevention Implementation Committee Chair

NEW! You can now test your knowledge on Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing (CPX)

-  Review the CPX case
-  Study the key plots
-  Provide your answers to the multiple choice questions

 

Access the case now!

 

How hot is your sports cardiology knowledge? Take the new ECG quiz!

“Trabeculations of the athlete's heart - A marker of physiological adaptation or a cardiomyopathy phenotype”

-  Review the case
-  Study the ECG and accompanying videos
-  Provide your answers to the multiple choice questions

Take the quiz now!

 

Mission: To promote the essential knowledge of population prevention science among cardiologists, other clinicians, health care professionals and scientists, to stress their role in the community context and to improve their understanding of the importance of the epidemiology and primary prevention of cardiovascular diseases.
 
This section fits well within the Association as an extension of cardiac rehabilitation. A network already exists and sports cardiology is recognized as a sub-speciality. It is connected with primary and secondary prevention.
 
Mission: to promote and facilitate high-quality research and education related to exercise, basic and translational science in the fields of cardiovascular prevention and rehabilitation and sports cardiology, bringing together scientists from a broad range of disciplines.
 
Cardiac Rehabilitation is a secondary prevention programme, with exercise as the cornerstone of a comprehensive intervention which includes an educational programme, risk factors control and the patient’s voluntarily adoption of a healthy lifestyle to be kept for lifetime.

Read the How To Articles written by the EACPR sections to assist you in your daily practice.

Cardiac Rehabilitation Section
 
Exercise, Basic and Translational Research Section
 
Prevention, Epidemiology and Population Science Section
Sports Cardiology Section

More articles are published regularly in the EACPR e-newsletters. To receive these newsletters, Join EACPR now!
HeartScore: cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk assessment and management
HeartScore: cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk assessment and management
The interactive tool for predicting and managing the risk of heart attack and stroke in Europe. Updated according to the latest European Guidelines on CVD Prevention, HeartScore now includes relative risk for younger patients, in addition to patient data history and progress monitoring.
 

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