SPORT AND CARDIOLOGIC PATHOLOGY
Learning outcomes of the course unit
To know the cardiac diseases and the risk factors for these siseases.
To know the causes of sudden Death in athletes.
To know how to start cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
To know the anatomy of the heart and the circulation.
To know the cardiac physiology
Course contents summary
Risk factors for cardiovascular diseases.
Cardiovascular stratification for cardiovascular risk.
Primary prevention with physical exercise.
Principal cardiac diseases: coronary artery disease, primary cardiomyopathies, hypetensive heart disease.
Sudden Death in athletes.
Diagnostic tests in cardiology: exercise stress test, echocardiography, cardiac MNR, computed tomography, cardiac catheterization and coronary angiography.
Assessment methods and criteria