[Genetic aspects of the athlete's heart].

  title={[Genetic aspects of the athlete's heart].},
  author={François Carr{\'e}},
  journal={Archives des maladies du coeur et des vaisseaux},
  volume={96 11},
  • François Carré
  • Published in Archives des maladies du coeur et des vaisseaux 2003
Positive myocardial and vascular adaptations can be observed in case of a high physical training practice. These clinical, electrocardiographic and echocardiographic patterns constitute the so called "athlete's heart". These adaptations are linked to hemodynamic and neuro-hormonal factors but also for a large part to genetic factors. The "athlete's heart" genetics aspects are many. These genetic factors play a role not only for the absolute physical performance but also for the cardio-vascular… CONTINUE READING

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