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Training course: Sports Cardiology

4th EAPC Course on Sports Cardiology

29/08/2018 13:45 30/08/2018 15:00 Europe/Paris Training course: Sports Cardiology

European Association of Preventive Cardiology DD/MM/YYYY
Cardiovascular Rehabilitation
Sports Cardiology


A 1.5 days course of intensive teaching including case discussions with top international experts, possibility to meet the experts during the sessions and beyond and three top key note lectures. Main topics: How to manage athletes with heart problems & cardiac disease and implications for sports eligibility.

Training course: Sports Cardiology

Target audience

  • Cardiologists / Sports Cardiologists / Physiotherapists
  • Clinicians
  • Imaging specialists


Local host
  • Martin Halle
Organising Committee
  • Antonio Pelliccia
  • Erik Solberg
  • Josef Niebauer 

Key note speakers

Antonio Pelliccia, MD
  • Chief of Cardiology of the Institute of Sports Medicine and Science of the Italian National Olympic Committee, Rome, Italy
  • Past President EAPC
Georg Schmidt, MD
  • Professor of cardiology, Technical University Munich
  • Board: e-Health/Digital Rhythm Study Group of the European Heart Rhythm Association
Mark Haykowsky, PhD
  • Professor, Moritz (Endowed) Chair in Geriatrics 
  • Director, Integrated Cardiovascular Exercise Physiology and Rehabilitation (iCARE) Laboratory
  • College of Nursing and Health Innovation, University of Texas at Arlington
  • Expert in Heart Failure Exercise Physiology, Cardio-oncology, Sport Cardiology 

Information and Registration

Register now

(early fee until 27th of July)

Visit the website of the Technical University Munich to get more information. 

Special registration fees for EAPC members will be availabe:

  • 5% for Ivory members
  • 10% for Silver members
  • 20% for Gold members 

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Preliminary Scientific Programme

Wednesday 29 August 2018

Time Programme
13:45 - 14:00 Welcome
14:00 - 15:30 Diagnostics and Eligibility for Leisure Sports, Exercise and Competition in the Young 
15:30 - 16:00 Coffee Break - Meet the expert
16:00 - 18:15 Diagnostics and Eligibility for Sports and Exercise in the Elderly
18:15 - 18:45 Key note lecture: Arrhythmias in the athlete: How to handle? A Pelliccia (IT)
19:30 - 22:00 Dinner

Thursday 30 August 2018

Time Programme
08:00 - 09:30 Diagnostics and Eligibility for Sports and Exercise in Arrhythmias
09:30 - 10:00 Coffee Break - Meet the expert
10:00 - 10:30 Key note lecture: Upper Limits Exercise Performance in HTX. M Haykowsky (US)
10:30 - 11:30 Diagnostics and Eligibility for Sports and Exercise in Valvular Heart Disease
11:30 - 11:45 Coffee Break - Meet the expert
11:45 - 12:30 State of the Art: Novel Imaging in the athlete & discussion
12:30 - 13:00 Key note lecture: Novel Diagnostics of Sudden Cardiac Death Assessment. G Schmidt (DE)
13:00 - 13:45 Lunch
13:45 - 14:15 Evaluation test
14:15 - 14:30 Coffee Break - Meet the expert
14:30 - 15:00 Wrap-up: Test results and certificates