Chris Case is the managing editor of VeloNews, and author of Cycling to Extremes, the groundbreaking VeloNews story that brought the problem of the athlete's heart to widespread attention. Dr. John Mandrola is a cardiac electrophysiologist in Louisville, Kentucky, and is himself an active cyclist who had atrial fibrillation. Lennard Zinn was a member of the U.S. national racing team and is a lifelong endurance athlete. He has reported on major stories for VeloNews for 30 years and is the author of the world's best-selling guide to bicycle maintenance and repair.
A great resource to learn about warning signs, treatment options, and so on. -- Runner's World magazine A must-read for any dedicated athlete--it examines the symptoms to watch for, what to do about your risks, and how to protect your heart so you can (safely) enjoy sports for the rest of your life. --Triathlete magazine In the long term, warn the American authors of a new book, extreme exercisers could be setting themselves up for serious consequences. -- The Times The Haywire Heart does give one reason to pause and consider...Anyone who does intense or long endurance training, especially over many years, should read this book. -- RoadBikeRider.com Zinn and fellow authors Chris Case and John Mandrola, a cardiac electrophysiologist and cyclist with atrial fibrillation, do a good job of looking at all the angles. -- Canadian Cycling magazine