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What you will learn
- Up-to-date scientific information regarding heart and hemodynamic changes that are seen in athletes
- How to take care of the athletic heart
- What a VO2 test is and how it can be used to measure and improve performance
About the instructors
Dr. Brian Bilchik, Medical Director and Director of Sports Cardiology at the Lown Cardiovascular Group. Faculty at Harvard Medical School, Dr. Bilchik has more than 20 years of clinical experience in taking care of athletes with cardiac concerns and has a focus on prevention, screening for participation, and performance evaluation.
Kristian Bakken, Nurse Practitioner, has 13 years of combined cardiology experience from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Massachusetts General Hospital. His professional interests include cardiopulmonary exercise physiology and teaching.