ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY-A JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR ULTRASOUND AND ALLIED TECHNIQUES, vol.30, no.10, pp.1202-1208, 2013 (SCI-Expanded)
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ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY-A JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR ULTRASOUND AND ALLIED TECHNIQUES
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
athlete's heart, hypertrophy, tissue and strain Doppler echocardiography, MYOCARDIAL STRAIN-MEASUREMENT, DOPPLER-ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY, BLOOD-PRESSURE, HEART, RECOMMENDATIONS, HYPERTROPHY, VALIDATION
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan University Affiliated:
AimsIn individuals who exercise regularly and for extended periods of time, some structural alterations in the heart, called the athlete's heart, develop in time. These alterations vary in type, can be eccentric or concentric, depending on the nature of exercise. Speckle tracking echocardiography (STE) is a novel, angle-independent method that accurately and reliably measures systolic and diastolic functions of the left ventricle (LV) with considerably lower inter-operator variability.