Thursday 4 November 2021

Welcome & introduction by the Chair of the IOC

Medical & Scientific Commission – Uğur Erdener
Course Outline – Lars Engebretsen

SESSION 1: Interpreting symptoms and physical findings

  • Lecture: How to interpret symptoms and physical findings – Stefano Caselli

SESSION 2: Interpreting the ECG in athletes: normal vs. abnormal

  • Lecture: The normal ECG in young individuals and athletes – Ali Oto
  • Lecture: The current International Criteria to read ECG in athletes – Michael Papadakis
  • CASE PRESENTATION N°1: Interactive presentation of cases of normal ECG patterns vs. abnormal ECG patterns in athletes – Michael Papadakis and Jonathan Drezner

SESSION 3: The exercise-ECG in athletes

  • Lecture: How to perform and interpret the exercise ECG in athletes – Mats Börjesson
  • CASE PRESENTATION n°2: Examples of normal and abnormal exercise ECGs in athletes – Mats Börjesson and Michael Papadakis

SESSION 4: The imaging in the cardiovascular evaluation of athletes

  • Lecture: How to recognize cardiac disease at risk by imaging in athletes: the multimodality approach to identify the diseases at risk – Stefano Caselli
  • CASE PRESENTATION N°3: Interactive reading and interpretation of the imaging studies in athletes (with special references to cardiomyopathies and valvular diseases) – Stefano Caselli and Antonio Pelliccia
  • CASE PRESENTATION N°4: Interactive reading and interpretation of the cardiac magnetic resonance images in athletes (with special references to cardiomyopathies and valvular diseases) – Viviana Maestrini

Closure of the 1st day – Antonio Pelliccia

Friday 5 November 2021

SESSION 5: Cardiac arrest in the athletic field

  • Lecture: How to manage Cardiac arrest in the athletic field – Jonathan Drezner
  • CASE PRESENTATION N° 5: Series of clinical cases with cardiac arrest/death in athletes – Bela Merkely

SESSION 6: The cardiac complications of the Covid-19 infection

  • Lecture: How to manage the cardiac complications of the Covid-19 infection – Michael Papadakis

SESSION 7: The 2020 ESC guidelines on sport cardiology

  • Lecture: What sport physicians and cardiologists should know of the 2020 ESC guidelines on Sport Cardiology – Antonio Pelliccia

 

Final round of clinical cases: bringing it all together

  • Interactive illustration and interpretation of clinical cases – All Faculty members

Learning assessment of the delegates

  • ECG and imaging quiz – Michael Papadakis

Closure of the CourseAntonio Pelliccia