Here's your chance to learn about cardiac health from the Medical Director of the AJC Peachtree Road Race, sports cardiologist Dr. Jonathan Kim. This roundtable will address the important topic of heart health and recent controversies for runners and other recreational endurance athletes.
Dr. Kim will outline concerns currently flooding the media and explain scientific data that opposes these arguments. In addition, he will discuss important cardiovascular issues to consider before increasing training intensity or embarking on ultra-endurance training (half-marathon, marathon). You'll leave knowing as a runner when it's necessary to seek medical counseling based on a variety of symptoms during exercise and how a sports cardiologist can help you.