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Sports Cardiology Section

Cardiac screening, education and science evolution in Sports Cardiology

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.

Section Nucleus

Chair: Erik Solberg (NO)
Chair-Elect: Michael Papadakis (UK)
Secretary: Paolo Emilio Adami (IT)
Past-Chair: Sanjay Sharma (UK)

Nucleus members:

  • Alessandro Biffi (IT)
  • Stefano Caselli (IT)
  • Andre La Gerche (AU)
  • Josef Niebauer (AT)
  • Axel Pressler (DE)
  • Christian Schmied (CH)
  • Luis Serratosa (ES)
  • Frank Van Buuren (DE)


Cardiac screening recommendations to be published, and implemented in collaboration with the National Cardiac Societies

Education: curriculum on sports cardiology

Science evolution such as ECG project for athletes

Arena safety for spectators and athletes through a survey and implementation. 

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The Sports Cardiology ECG quiz

Test your knowledge with the ECG quiz prepared by experts of the EAPC Sports Cardiology Section.

How-to articles

Written by experts of the EAPC sections, to assist you in your daily practice

EAPC Publications

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Publications of interest

International recommendations for electrocardiographic interpretation in athletes
Sanjay Sharma et al., European Heart Journal (2017) 00, 1–19, doi:10.1093/eurheartj/ehw631


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