Cardiac troponin T in female athletes during a two-day mountain marathon.

@article{Shave2003CardiacTT,
  title={Cardiac troponin T in female athletes during a two-day mountain marathon.},
  author={Rob Shave and Ellen Dawson and Paul Whyte and Keith P. George and Derek Nelson Ball and Catherine Gaze and Paul O. Collinson},
  journal={Scottish medical journal},
  year={2003},
  volume={48 2},
  pages={41-2}
}
BACKGROUND Equivocal studies exist on the potential of cardiac damage following prolonged endurance exercise. AIMS The aim of the study was to examine humoral markers of cardiac damage in female athletes during a 2-day mountain endurance race. METHODS Venous blood samples were drawn from seven female competitors prior to, and immediately following day-1 and day-2 of the event. The serum was analysed for total creatine kinase (CK), creatine kinase isoenzyme MB (CKMB), and cardiac troponin T… CONTINUE READING