The athlete’s heart: Towards tailored clinical decision-making on athlete screening

Research output: PhD ThesisPhd-Thesis - Research and graduation internal


Athlete screening for high-risk cardiovascular conditions (HRCC) aims to prevent sudden cardiac arrest/death. It relies on expert opinions and data from young male athletes (≤35 years). Screening findings may mimic HRCC and need to be distinguished from exercise-induced cardiac remodeling (EICR). We investigated the available evidence on athlete screening and present new data
Original languageEnglish
QualificationDoctor of Philosophy
Awarding Institution
  • University of Amsterdam
  • Peters, Ronaldus, Supervisor
  • Wilde, Arthur A.M., Supervisor
  • Jorstad, Harald, Co-supervisor
  • Verbeek, A. L. M., Co-supervisor, External person
  • Peters, R.J.G., Supervisor, External person
  • Jørstad, H.T., Co-supervisor, External person
Award date14 Mar 2024
Print ISBNs9789090378961
Publication statusPublished - 2024

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