The Importance of Doppler-echocardiography in the Assessment of the Athlete’s Heart

@inproceedings{Pavlik2011TheIO,
  title={The Importance of Doppler-echocardiography in the Assessment of the Athlete’s Heart},
  author={G{\'a}bor Pavlik and Zsuzsanna Kneffel},
  year={2011}
}
Summarizing observations of several authors characteristics of the athlete’s heart can be divided into three groups: morphological characteristics, among which the most important modification of athlete’s heart is a marked left ventricular (LV) hypertrophy, functional characteristics, which could mean better systolic and diastolic function and regulatory characteristics, a higher parasympathetic and a lower sympathetic activity at rest, resulting mostly in a lower heart rate, lower cardiac… CONTINUE READING

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