Objective: To characterize electrocardiographic and functional cardiac parameters and cardiopulmonary responses to exercise in longdistance Brazilian runners monitored at the Sport and Exercise Cardiology Outpatient Facility of a tertiary care hospital.
Methods:Of an initial population of 443 male and female athletes of different sport modalities, we assessed 162 (37%) long-distance male runners, aged from 14 to 67. Electrocardiographic (12 leads) and echocardiographic (M-mode and two-dimensional) parameters …
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