Cardiovascular Ultrasound Event

Cardiovascular Summer School

Join us for the Cardiovascular Summer School

Tom Reilly Building and CETL Building view map & directions

9am start

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Students, researchers and academics within sport and exercise science will gain knowledge and practical skills related to cardiac screening, microneuography, cardiovascular assessment and vascular ultrasound by taking part in the summer school.

You can find out specific details about the courses, seminar and symposium from the list below.

Accommodation: For information about accommodation in Liverpool please see VisitLiverpool.com.

Course details

Microneurography in Physiological Sciences Symposium

This Symposium is aimed at students, researchers and academics interested in and/or using microneurography. The knowledge and practical skills gained on this intensive course will initiate and/or further the use of microneurography in physiology research.

Date: Tuesday 27 June 2017

Fee: £75

Programme outline:

  • Basic principles of microneurography
  • Techniques and skills development
  • Technical workshop/demonstration
  • Muscle vs. skin sympathetic nerve activity
  • Multi- vs. single-unit recordings
  • Nerve recording analyses
  • Plenary lectures
  • Short communications (early career researchers)
  • Posters
  • Networking

Organising committee: Dr David Low and AD Instruments

If you require further information please contact Dr David Low.

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Cardiovascular measurement techniques seminar

This seminar will provide a historical review of measurement techniques used to assess the heart and systemic vascular system.

Date: Wednesday 28 June 2017

Fee: £75

Speaker:

Topic:

Dr David Oxborough LJMU
Dr Tim Fairbairn Liverpool Heart and Chest

Non-invasive imaging of the heart

Dr Kurt Smith, University of Western Australia

Assessment of cerebral circulation

Professor Daniel Green LJMU/ University of Western Australia
Professor Dick Thijssen LJMU/Radboud University

Assessment of conduit and resistance arteries

Professor W. Larry Kenney, Pennsylvania State University

Assessment of skin circulation


Organising committee: Professors Keith George, Helen Jones and Dr David Low

If you require further information please contact Dr Helen Jones.

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Vascular ultrasound imaging

This summer school is aimed at students, researchers and academics wishing to develop ultrasound skills. The knowledge and practical skills gained on this intensive course will initiate the use of ultrasound applications in Sport and Exercise Science research studies.

Date: Thursday 29 June 2017

Participants: limited to 25 per course

Fee: £200

What you'll learn:

  • B-mode and duplex settings
  • Obtaining conduit artery images
  • FMD and IMT interactive demo
  • FMD/IMT/blood flow

Organising committee: Professors Helen Jones, Daniel Green, Dick Thijssen

If you require further information please contact Dr Helen Jones.

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Cardiac athlete screening

This is a ‘hands-on’ practical course aimed at developing the skills for undertaking cardiac pre-participation screening of an athlete. The sessions will provide theory and practice related to the causes of sudden death in an athlete and how to differentiate an athletes heart from inherited cardiac disease.

Date: Thursday 29 June 2017

Participants: limited to 25 per course

Fee: £200

What you'll learn:

  • Pre participation screening
  • ECG placement
  • ECG Interpretation
  • 2D, M-Mode and Doppler Echocardiography

Organising committee: Dr David Oxborough, Professors Keith George, Professor John Somauroo and Helen Jones

If you require further information please contact Dr Helen Jones.

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