Right and left ventricular adaptation to training determined by conventional echocardiography and tissue Doppler imaging in young endurance athletes

Koc M., Bozkurt A. , Akpinar O. , Ergen N., Acarturk E.

ACTA CARDIOLOGICA, vol.62, no.1, pp.13-18, 2007 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 62 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.2143/ac.62.1.2019365
  • Title of Journal : ACTA CARDIOLOGICA
  • Page Numbers: pp.13-18


Objective-Some findings of left ventricular (LV) functions in athletes are controversial. On the other hand, studies concerning the right ventricle (RV) are limited. The aim of the study was to assess the effects of endurance training on LV and RV systolic and diastolic function.