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The Haywire Heart
How Too Much Exercise Can Kill You, and What You Can Do to Protect Your Heart
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"A great resource to learn about warning signs, treatment options, and so on." -- Runner's World magazine "A must-read for any dedicated athlete--it examines the symptoms to watch for, what to do about your risks, and how to protect your heart so you can (safely) enjoy sports for the rest of your life." --Triathlete magazine "In the long term, warn the American authors of a new book, extreme exercisers could be setting themselves up for serious consequences." -- The Times "The Haywire Heart does give one reason to pause and consider...Anyone who does intense or long endurance training, especially over many years, should read this book." -- RoadBikeRider.com "Zinn and fellow authors Chris Case and John Mandrola, a cardiac electrophysiologist and cyclist with atrial fibrillation, do a good job of looking at all the angles." -- Canadian Cycling magazine
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Chris Case is the managing editor of VeloNews, and author of "Cycling to Extremes," the groundbreaking VeloNews story that brought the problem of the athlete's heart to widespread attention. Dr. John Mandrola is a cardiac electrophysiologist in Louisville, Kentucky, and is himself an active cyclist who had atrial fibrillation. Lennard Zinn was a member of the U.S. national racing team and is a lifelong endurance athlete. He has reported on major stories for VeloNews for 30 years and is the author of the world's best-selling guide to bicycle maintenance and repair.
List of Illustrations Preface Introduction 1 How the Heart Works | Case Study: Gene Kay, cross-country skier | Premature ventricular complexes 2 The Athlete's Heart | Case Study: Jenni Lutze, triathlete | Premature ventricular complexes 3 Heart Attacks, Arrhythmias, and Endurance Athletes | Case Study: Micah True, ultrarunner | Undiagnosed 4 The Evidence | Case Study: Mike Endicott, cyclist and cross-country skier | Ventricular Tachycardia 5 What to Look for in Yourself | Case Study: Genevieve Halvorsen, cyclist | Atrial Fibrillation 6 Getting the News | Case Study: Mark Taylor, cyclist and mountaineer | Undiagnosed 7 Addiction to Exertion | Case Study: Dave Scott, triathlete | Atrial Flutter, Atrial Fibrillation 8 Treatment Options for Athlete Arrhythmia | Case Study: Paul Ernst, cross-country skier | Heart failure due to dilated cardiomyopathy 9 The Takeaway | Case Study: Jason Agosta, runner | Highly symptomatic paroxysmal atrial fibrillation Epilogue Acknowledgments Notes Glossary Index About the Authors