Recommendations
for participation in competitive sports of athletes with arterial hypertension:
a position statement from the sports cardiology section of the European
Association of Preventive Cardiology (EAPC)
Niebauer J, Börjesson M, Carre F,
Caselli S, Palatini P, Quattrini F, Serratosa L, Adami PE, Biffi A, Pressler A,
Schmied C, van Buuren F, Panhuyzen-Goedkoop N, Solberg E, Halle M, La Gerche A,
Papadakis M, Sharma S, Pelliccia A. Eur Heart J. 2018 Aug 24. doi:
10.1093/eurheartj/ehy511. [Epub ahead of print]
This position statement is an update of
the 2005 recommendations and offers guidance to physicians who must decide on
the risk of an athlete during sport participation (amateur or professional).
The document reviews proper classification, evaluation, risk stratification,
and management.