The Pain Cave
About This Show
The Pain Cave is a free-flowing conversation with a wide variety of guests from the worlds of running and exercise science. We talk about physiology, sports science, politics, music, beer, and occasionally running.
Most Recent Episode
Episode 08 - Dr. Zubair Jafar on Sports Cardiology and the Athlete's Heart
6 days ago
Dr. Zubair Jafar, the head of the Sports Cardiology program at the Heart Center, joins us in the Pain Cave to talk about the athlete's heart. This is an important episode for anyone with cardiac concerns or risk factors, or anyone who is curious about safely beginning an exercise regimen. We discuss the importance of exercise in maintaining good health, the benefits of hight-intensity training, some potential cardiac complications of long-term aerobic exercise, the utility of different cardiovascular tests, the need for cardiac screening, and the potential for performance improvement.
Heart Center Sports Cardiology Program
Intro music: "Fine Line" by the Bloodletters
Outro music: "When I Was Still Young" by Yard Sale
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