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

‘Diagnostic conundrums in Sports Cardiology - Trabeculations of the athlete's heart'

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

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Progress and hurdles: Prevention reports from Poland and Bulgaria

The EACPR brings you monthly reports on the challenges facing preventive cardiology across Europe. "The latest reports from Bulgaria and Poland are most informative, both as to the encouraging progress made in these countries as to the many remaining hurdles yet to be overcome." Joep Perk, EACPR Prevention Implementation Committee Chair

You can now apply to become a Fellow of the ESC

Gain international recognition and network with more than 4 000 peers of standing. Discover the ESC Fellowship benefits included in the Fellowship fee, including your subscription to the European Heart Journal, ESC Congress registration and the opporutnity to play a leading role at the ESC. Deadline for application is 30 September 2014.

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Discover 17 new online courses in Sports Cardiology

From anatomy, physiology and health benefits to cardiac safety at sports facilities including sudden death in sports, these online courses and will enable you to:

- Gain in-depth knowledge in that specialty
- Test your knowledge with a series of MCQs
- Improve your patients’ outcome in your daily practice
Access to the EACPR course catalogue is free for EACPR members!

Guidelines on Diabetes: new resources available

In addition to the Full text of the ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines on Diabetes, Pre-Diabetes and Cardiovascular Diseases, developed with EASD, new related resources are now available.

Discover the Essential messages, the Summary Card, and the educational Slide-set, specially designed to be helpful in your daily practice.

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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