The heart of the Rugby Football League athlete : an aid to pre-participation cardiac screening

@inproceedings{Forsythe2018TheHO,
  title={The heart of the Rugby Football League athlete : an aid to pre-participation cardiac screening},
  author={L. Forsythe},
  year={2018}
}
Pre-participation cardiac screening (PCS) of the athlete has recently become mandatory by many national and international sporting governing bodies and aims to identify those at risk of sudden cardiac death (SCD) from an undiagnosed cardiac condition. The term athletes’ heart (AH) describes the physiological adaptation that occurs from chronic exposure to exercise training however, this process can mimic cardiac remodelling caused by pathological conditions such as cardiomyopathy. Transthoracic… Expand