Athlete's Heart

Wed, 08/03/2016 - 15:18 -- pottol

The intensive sport training provides important but reversible permanent modifications to cardiovascular apparatus.

The morphological changes are dependent upon the training kind:

  • endurance: overall volume and mass
  • power: hypertrophy of myocardium (muscle of the hearth)

The functional changes are in the form of sinus bradicardia (slow heartbeat), bringing to:

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