Description of Textbook of Sports and Exercise Cardiology
This textbook provides a comprehensive, yet practically orientated overview of classic and novel sports cardiology topics, based on current evidence, guidelines, recommendations and expert experience. Numerous publications have provided guidance to these issues, but it has become increasingly difficult for both students and doctors to obtain a thorough, but practicable overview for optimal clinical care of athletes and patients. This book is intended as an educational work, filling the large gaps that are still present in the current educational guidelines for medical students and cardiology trainees.
Textbook of Sports and Exercise Cardiology differs from other sports cardiology books by focusing on clear, practical recommendations based on the latest evidence, primarily targeting those who seek professional background information and education that can easily be transferred into everyday care.
About the Author
Dr. Axel Pressler, born 1970, is running a private center for sports and exercise cardiology in Munich, Germany. He is a specialist in internal medicine and cardiology and has focused his clinical and scientific interests on sports cardiology, which has evolved in recent years as a novel, important subspecialty at the interface of cardiology, sports and preventive medicine.
Prof. Josef Niebauer, MD, PhD, MBA is a specialist in internal medicine, cardiology, sports medicine and sports cardiology. He is the university chair and clinical director of the Institute of Sports Medicine, Prevention and Rehabilitation at the Paracelsus Medical University Salzburg and is also responsible for the Olympic Centre Salzburg-Rif.