The Emerging Field of Sports Cardiology: Insights & Controversies

The number of individuals engaging in a higher level of exercise and activity has been increasing over the past several decades, including professional & intercollegiate sports and intense recreational activities, such as marathons and triathlons. Sports Cardiology is an emerging field dedicated to the care of these patients. David Owens, MD, MS, overviews the new field and details EICR dose-response & test interpretation, underlying conditions capable of causing sudden cardiac arrest, the management of athletes with underlying cardiac conditions and screening for sudden cardiac arrest using ECG.

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David Owens, MA, MD, MPH.

David Owens, MA, MD, MPH

Associate Professor, Medicine; Co-Director, Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Clinic; Attending Physician, University of Washington Medical Center

Dr. Owens is a UW assistant professor within the Division of Cardiology. He is board certified in cardiovascular diseases and specializes in inherited heart disorders, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and sports cardiology. He directs the UW ...

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