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August 31, 2021

Updates for Assessing Potential Cardiac Issues in Athletes with Prior COVID

An expert medical task force appointed by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) and the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) reconvened this summer to update guidance from last summer for assessing – befor...


November 16, 2017

Study: Heart screenings for athletes largely ineffective

Fewer than one in five cases of sudden cardiac arrest among athletes would have been prevented with a heart screening, according to a new study. Research was led by Dr. Paul Dorian at the University of Toronto, and reported in The New England Jour...