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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 2020–2022

Chair: Josef Niebauer (AT)
Chair-Elect: Flavio D'Ascenzi (IT) 
Secretary: Elena Cavarretta IT
Past-Chair: Michael Papadakis (UK)

Nucleus members:

  • Stefano Caselli (IT)
  • Silvia Castelletti (IT)
  • Guido Claessen (BE)
  • Thijs Eijsvogels (NL)
  • Sabiha Gati (UK)
  • Andre La Gerche (AU)
  • Viviana Maestrini (IT)
  • Aneil Malhotra (UK)
  • Maria Sanz de la Garza (ES)
  • Emeline Van Craenenbroeck (BE)

Liaison officers (non-voting members):

  • TBA


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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Recommended reading

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