athletic heart

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ath·let·ic heart

hypertrophy of the heart supposedly caused by systematic athletic conditioning.
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The Smith Center, the athletic heart of the 191-year-old prep school, was beating with activity when Naadir Tharpe, sporting school-embroidered blue sweats and a vintage trooper hat that's currently all the rage, walked in and greeted a new acquaintance with an always-in-style smile and an old-school handshake.
The visitors arrive in good spirits after a creditable 2-2 midweek draw with Scarborougha result to give Athletic heart for the final.
Comprehensive screening of college athletes for possible heart problems is feasible, and when abnormalities are found, many can be treated," said Anthony Magalski, a study author and the medical director for the Athletic Heart Clinic at St.