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The haywire heart : how too much exercise can kill you, and what you can do to protect your heart

Author: Chris Case; John Mandrola; Lennard Zinn
Publisher: Boulder, Colorado : VeloPress, [2017] ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Too much exercise can kill you. The Haywire Heart is the first book to examine heart problems in athletes. You'll find what to watch out for, what to do about it, and how to protect your heart so you can enjoy sports for the rest of your life. Starting with a wide-ranging look at the symptoms and how to recogize your potential risk, The Haywire Heart shares the developing research into a group of conditions known as
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Case; John Mandrola; Lennard Zinn
ISBN: 9781937715670 1937715671 9781937715885 1937715884
OCLC Number: 950444712
Description: xiv, 306 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
How the heart works --
The athlete's heart --
Heart attacks, arrhythmias, and endurance athletes --
The evidence --
What to look for in yourself --
Getting the news --
Addicted to exertion --
Treatment options for athlete arrhythmia --
The takeaway.
Responsibility: Chris Case, John Mandrola, MD, Lennard Zinn.

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Too much exercise can kill you. The Haywire Heart is the first book to examine heart conditions in athletes. Intended for anyone who competes in endurance sports like cycling, triathlon, running  Read more...

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