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EAPC Sports Cardiology and Exercise Section

The objectives of this section are:

Investigating, defining standards, and promoting cardiovascular screening and preventive care in sports.

Promoting high-quality research and education related to exercise.

Section Nucleus

Chair: Michael Papadakis (UK)
Chair-Elect: Josef Niebauer (AT)
Secretary: Paolo Emilio Adami (IT)
Past-Chair: Erik Solberg (NO)

Nucleus members:

  • Stefano Caselli (IT)
  • Elena Cavarretta (IT)
  • Flavio D'Ascenzi (IT)
  • Marcus Dörr (DE)
  • Andre La Gerche (AU)
  • Trine Moholdt (NO)
  • Axel Pressler (DE)
  • Maria Sanz de la Garza (ES)
  • Kai Savonen (FI) 
  • Christian Schmied (CH)
  • Luis Serratosa (ES)
  • Emeline Van Craenenbroeck (BE)

Liaison officers (non-voting members):

  • Guido Pieles (UK), Association in Paediatric and Congenital Cardiology
  • Chiara Bucciarelli-Ducci  (UK), EACVI
  • Pantazis Antonis (UK), ESC Working Group on Myocardial and Pericardial Diseases


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How-to articles

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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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