Cardiologist and scientist with specific expertise in exercise, sport and cardiovascular disease
Antonio Pelliccia is a cardiologist and scientist with specific expertise in exercise, sport and cardiovascular disease. His current professional position is as Chief of Cardiology, at the Institute of Sport Medicine and Science in Rome, where the Italian Olympic athletes are periodically evaluated.
Area of Expertise
Assessment of left ventricular hypertrophy and cardiac remodelling induced by exercise conditioning and deconditioning.
Criteria of differential diagnosis of athlete’s heart from structural cardiac disease.
Implementation and methods of preparticipation screening for cardiovascular disease at risk of sudden death in athletic populations.
Clinical management of athletes with cardiovascular diseases.
Professor of Patho-physiology in Sports Medicine, at Post-Graduate School in Sports Medicine La Sapienza University of Rome, Italy.
Adjunct Professor at the Tuft University, Cardiology Department, Boston, MA Publications
Author of over 250 papers published on peer-reviewed journals (including New England Journal of Medicine, Journal American Medical Association, Circulation, Journal American College of Cardiology, American Journal of Cardiology, European Heart Journal, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, International Journal of Sport Medicine).
Reviewer for the peer-reviewed Journals: The Journal of American Medical Association, Circulation, The Journal of American College of Cardiology, the American Journal of Cardiology, European Heart Journal, European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation, Medicine and Science in Sport and Exercise; International Journal of Cardiology; International Journal of Sport Medicine.
Editor-in-Chief of the Journal Sport Medicine and Physical Fitness