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Brief recommendations for participation in competitive sports of athletes with arterial hypertension: Summary of a Position Statement from the Sports Cardiology Section of the European Association of Preventive Cardiology (EAPC)

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  • Josef Niebauer
  • Mats Börjesson
  • Francois Carre
  • Stefano Caselli
  • Paolo Palatini
  • Filippo Quattrini
  • Luis Serratosa
  • Paolo E Adami
  • Alessandro Biffi
  • Axel Pressler
  • Hanne K Rasmusen
  • Christian Schmied
  • Frank van Buuren
  • Nicole Panhuyzen-Goedkoop
  • Erik E Solberg
  • Martin Halle
  • Andre La Gerche
  • Michael Papadakis
  • Sanjay Sharma
  • Antonio Pelliccia
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Owing to its undisputed multitude of beneficial effects, European Society of Cardiology guidelines advocate regular physical activity as a class IA recommendation for the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease. Nonetheless, competitive athletes with arterial hypertension may be exposed to an increased risk of cardiovascular events. Guidance to physicians will be given in this summary of our recently published recommendations for participation in competitive sports of athletes with arterial hypertension.

Original languageEnglish
JournalEuropean Journal of Preventive Cardiology
Volume26
Issue number14
Pages (from-to)1549-1555
Number of pages7
ISSN2047-4873
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Publication statusPublished - Sep 2019

    Research areas

  • Adolescent, Adult, Age Factors, Aged, Antihypertensive Agents/therapeutic use, Arterial Pressure/drug effects, Athletes, Competitive Behavior, Female, Health Status, Humans, Hypertension/diagnosis, Male, Middle Aged, Prevalence, Risk Assessment, Risk Factors, Young Adult

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