Goals of pre-participation examination (PPE) in athletes are primarily to protect health of athletes. This applies for children, adolescents, leisure time and top athletes.To recognise early possible risks, history and clinical examination is agreed to be the basis of PPE. However, there is a long-standing controversy about whether ECG at rest should also be mandatory for all athletes. ECG is rejected in the US but included in most European countries.
As a part of the project “Exercise Prescription for Health” that EFSMA started in July 2012, a totally new web page under the EFSMA.EU website was created. It contains a number of consolidated documents regarding the issue.
The objective of Electrocardiography sports medicine course is to provide students the expertise to study the cardiovascular system from the point of view of the electrocardiogram (ECG) to diagnose cardiovascular problems that can affect the athlete, make aptitude for cardiology sports, and meet and diagnosed by ECG susceptible cardiovascular diseases cause sudden death athlete and prevent its occurrence. Furthermore, knowing the characteristics of ECG Cardiac adaptations to stress (athlete’s heart syndrome). http://femede.es/page.php?/interno/CursosEFSMA