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Apr 19, 2012

Electrophysiologist, cyclist, and philosopher Dr. John Mandrola from The Dr. John M blog joins ERcast to discuss the intersection of sports and cardiology.

In this podcast, John gives his take on....

  • Are marathons bad for you?
  • Sudden death in sports
  • How should you counsel patients before they start a fitness program?
  • What are the important things to watch for on a sports physical?
  • Early repolarization: harbinger of death or no big deal
  • Managing atrial fibrillation in the athlete

Important links

Cardiac Arrest during Long-Distance Running Races

The EKG of an athlete