[Cardiovascular benefits and hazard of physical practice].

  title={[Cardiovascular benefits and hazard of physical practice].},
  author={François Carr{\'e}},
  journal={Annales de cardiologie et d'angeiologie},
  volume={51 6},
The benefits of regular physical activity have been demonstrated in numerous epidemiologic studies in primary and secondary prevention of coronary artery disease. However, even high level physical activity is not an absolute guarantee against complications of coronary artery disease. Sudden death remains a major complication of sports. Beyond 35-40 years of age, coronary artery disease is the main cause of sudden death during physical activity. In normotensive as well as hypertensive subjects… CONTINUE READING