Flavio D’Ascenzi

Flavio D’Ascenzi is an Associate Professor in Sports Cardiology at the University of Siena. He was born in 1983. He graduated in Medicine in 2008 at the University of Siena where he obtained the post-degree specialization in Cardiology in 2014. He obtained the PhD in Medicine at the University of Umea, in Sweden. He is clinical assistant professor at the University of Pittsburgh, USA. His clinical and research activities are mainly dedicated to Sports Cardiology, with a focus on sudden cardiac death, cardiomyopathies, channelopathies, and exercise prescription. He is the Chair-elect of the European Nucleus of Sports Cardiology and Exercise of the European Association of Preventive Cardiology and the Vice-chair of the working group on Cardiac Rehabilitation of the Italian Society of Cardiology. He is author and co-author of more than 120 papers on cardiology and sports cardiology and is co-author of 4 expert consensus and recommendations on the management of athletes with cardiovascular disorders.