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SSM Conference 2015 1.7 - Endurance Sport and Cardio Vascular Health

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Endurance Sport and Cardio Vascular Health Professor Sanjay Sharma shares the fact that the cardiovascular benefits of exercise are established and individuals exercising regularly reduce their risk of adverse events from coronary artery disease by 50% and gain at least 3 additional years of life. When one considers the burgeoning epidemic of childhood obesity and its complications, exercise may be regarded as the most clinically and cost effective prescription dispensed by healthcare professionals. Speaker Biography Professor Sanjay Sharma BSc - Hons, MD, FRCP - UK, FESC, is Professor of inherited cardiac disease and sports cardiology St George's University of London. His interests include cardiovascular adaptation in athletes, sudden cardiac death in the young and heart muscle diseases for which he has an international reputation and published over 140 original articles in highly rated peer reviewed journals. He is the current chairman of the ESC sports cardiology nucleus. Sanjay is Medical Director for The Virgin London Marathon, cardiology advisor for the English Institute of Sport, British Rugby Union and Lawn Tennis Association and the chairman for expert cardiology committee for the Football Association. He is also the cardiologist for CRY (Cardiac Risk in the Young) and leads the largest pre-participation screening programme for cardiac diseases in young athletes. Sanjay was the lead cardiologist for the 2012 London Olympics. Improving Performance Naturally: Sports Science & Medicine Conference for the World’s Leading Sports Scientists and Medical Practitioners in Rowing The Sports Science & Medicine Conference was held for the first time at the SAS UK & Ireland company headquarters in Marlow. The conference had delegates attend from a variety of Sports Science and Medical disciplines, who travelled from within the UK and around the world – all attracted by an exciting programme which boasts an impressive list of speakers from the leading edge of research and practice. The event was supported by UK Sport and FISA and proved to be a great success. The conference proceedings will be published online on the BMC Sport Science, Medicine & Rehabilitation website, check here for updates: http://www.biomedcentral.com/bmcsportsscimedrehabil Explore our video playlist to look at other talks from our esteemed speakers, see below for the schedule: Day 1: • SSM Conference 2015 1.0: Welcome (Jean-Christophe Rolland) – intro by Rosie Mayglothling http://bit.ly/1Fiputj • SSM Conference 2015 1.1: Injury Prevention and Performance – Are They Mutually Exclusive? What Science Tells Us (Prof. Alison McGregor) – intro by Prof. Jo Hannafin http://bit.ly/1HJ8hPW • SSM Conference 2015 1.2: Protecting the Clean Athlete, Protecting Health (Dr Richard Budgett OBE) – intro by Prof. Greg Whyte http://bit.ly/1C8eHSp • SSM Conference 2015 1.3: Current Issues within FISA and the Medicine and Science World (Dr Alain Lacoste) – intro by Dr Tomislav Smoljanovic http://bit.ly/1JPwxld • SSM Conference 2015 1.6: Altitude: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (Prof. Greg Whyte) – intro by Gianni Postiglione http://bit.ly/1MVKGLT • SSM Conference 2015 1.7: Endurance Sport and Cardio Vascular Health (Prof. Sanjay Sharma) – intro by Prof. Jürgen Steinacker http://bit.ly/1GnB22k Day 2: • SSM Conference 2015 2.1: Training in Extreme Hot and Cold (Prof. Mike Tipton) – intro by Dr Ann Redgrave http://bit.ly/1GGBUk8 • SSM Conference 2015 2.2: Rib Stress Fractures (Dr Anders Vinther) – intro by Dr Fiona Wilson http://bit.ly/1IEOjV4 • SSM Conference 2015 2.3: What We Know Makes the Boat Go Faster from 150 Years of Research (Prof. Stephen Seiler) – intro by Prof. Henning Bay Nielsen http://bit.ly/1GnB2zs • SSM Conference 2015 2.4: Cardiac Case Study (Prof. Henning Bay Nielsen) – intro by Dr Ann Redgrave http://bit.ly/1L9WQ5S • SSM Conference 2015 2.5: Analytics – What’s It All About? (Dr Laurie Miles) http://bit.ly/1LarSYd Subscribe to our cha...