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Systematic review and meta-analysis of training mode, imaging modality and body size influences on the morphology and function of the male athlete's heart
Context The athlete's heart (AH) remains a popular topic of study. Controversy related to training-specific cardiac adaptation in male athletes, and continuing developments in imaging technology and… Expand
Outcomes of Cardiac Screening in Adolescent Soccer Players
- A. Malhotra, H. Dhutia, +20 authors Sanjay Sharma
- The New England journal of medicine
- 9 August 2018
Background Reports on the incidence and causes of sudden cardiac death among young athletes have relied largely on estimated rates of participation and varied methods of reporting. We sought to… Expand
An echocardiographic assessment of cardiac morphology and common ECG findings in teenage professional soccer players: reference ranges for use in screening
OBJECTIVE To assess physiological cardiac adaptation in adolescent professional soccer players. SUBJECTS AND DESIGN Over a 32 month period 172 teenage soccer players were screened by echocardiography… Expand
The endurance athletes heart: acute stress and chronic adaptation
- K. George, G. Whyte, +4 authors J. Somauroo
- British Journal of Sports Medicine
- 24 October 2012
The impact of endurance exercise training on the heart has received significant research and clinical attention for well over a century. Despite this, many issues remain controversial and clinical… Expand
Chronic adaptation of atrial structure and function in elite male athletes.
- G. McClean, K. George, +5 authors D. Oxborough
- European heart journal cardiovascular Imaging
- 1 April 2015
AIMS The aim of this study was to establish the degree of structural and functional adaptations in the left (LA) and right atria (RA) in elite male athletes engaged in 'high dynamic : high static'… Expand
Long-term survival after permanent pacemaker implantation: analysis of predictors for increased mortality.
- J. Pyatt, J. Somauroo, +5 authors D. Connelly
- Europace : European pacing, arrhythmias, and…
- 1 April 2002
AIMS To determine long-term time-related survival and evaluate risk factors for increased mortality in patients following their first permanent pacemaker implantation. METHODS AND RESULTS Analysis… Expand
Predominance of normal left ventricular geometry in the male ‘athlete's heart’
Aims This study evaluated (a) global LV adaption to endurance versus resistance training in male athletes, (b) LV assessment using by modern imaging technologies and (c) the impact of scaling for… Expand
Effectiveness of a 'thrombolysis nurse' in shortening delay to thrombolysis in acute myocardial infarction.
- J. Somauroo, P. McCarten, B. Appleton, A. Amadi, E. Rodrigues
- Journal of the Royal College of Physicians of…
OBJECTIVES To determine whether a specialist cardiac nurse would improve delay to thrombolysis in acute myocardial infarction (MI). SUBJECTS Patients presenting with chest pain to a district… Expand
The right ventricle following ultra-endurance exercise: insights from novel echocardiography and 12-lead electrocardiography
PurposeThere is contradictory evidence related to the impact of ultra-marathon running on right ventricular (RV) structure and function. Consequently, the aims of this study were to: (1)… Expand
Anabolic steroid use and longitudinal, radial, and circumferential cardiac motion.
- Peter J. Angell, N. Chester, +4 authors K. George
- Medicine and science in sports and exercise
- 1 April 2012
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of anabolic steroid (AS) use on cardiac structure and function and cardiovascular risk factors. METHODS We recruited 47… Expand