Lone Atrial Fibrillation and Sports Activities

  • Francesco Furlanello
  • Giuseppe Inama
  • Claudio Pedrinazzi
  • Luigi De Ambroggi
  • Riccardo Cappato
Conference paper


Atrial fibrillation (AF) and atrial flutter (AFl) are two of the most frequent causes of prolonged palpitations [1]–[8] in young competitive athletes, even including those per forming sport activities at an elite level. Specifically, these arrhythmias can occur frequently during training and competitions or in the post-exercise recovery period, but rarely at rest.


Atrial Fibrillation Sport Activity Atrial Flutter Anabolic Androgenic Steroid Brugada Syndrome 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Francesco Furlanello
    • 1
    • 2
  • Giuseppe Inama
    • 3
  • Claudio Pedrinazzi
    • 3
  • Luigi De Ambroggi
    • 1
  • Riccardo Cappato
    • 1
  1. 1.IRCCS Policlinico San DonatoUniversity of MilanMilan
  2. 2.Casa di cura Villa BiancaTrento
  3. 3.Department of CardiologyOspedale MaggioreCrema (CR)Italy

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