Should Antiarrhythmic Treatment Be Considered Doping in a Shooting Athlete?


  • Renata Rodrigues Teixeira de Castro Universidade Iguaçu – Faculdade de Medicina – Nova Iguaçu/RJ – Brazil/ Cardiologia do Esporte – Rio de Janeiro/RJ – Brazil.


Doping, Beta-blocker, Shooting, Pacemaker, Performance


Beta-blockers are prohibited for athletes competing in particular sports. This article presents a case of sick sinus syndrome in a master shooting athlete and discuss the potential shooting accuracy enhancement obtained by the treatment beyond beta-blockade.


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How to Cite

Castro, R. R. T. de. (2021). Should Antiarrhythmic Treatment Be Considered Doping in a Shooting Athlete?. JOURNAL OF CARDIAC ARRHYTHMIAS, 34(1), 28–31. Retrieved from



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