Medical Research

July 2, 2006

Preventing Sudden Cardiac Arrest in Young Athletes: Are Current Preparticipation Screening Guidelines Appropriate?

Daniel Montellese, MD July, 2006 The first documented case of sudden cardiac death occurred in 490 BC, when Pheidippides, a Greek soldier who ran from Marathon […]
October 11, 2006

Prescreening Young Athletes:

Medical experts recommend ensuring children are healthy enough to play sports BY ELLEN MITCHELL Special to Newsday October 10, 2006 On March 25, 2000, Louis Acompora […]
November 14, 2006

Blow to chest can be fatal in child athletes, study finds

CHICAGO, Illinois (Reuters) -November 13, 2006 – Children who play hockey, football, lacrosse or baseball risk sudden death from a hard blow to the chest even […]
March 29, 2007

New Cardiac Arrest Guidelines for Athletes

WASHINGTON, March 29 (UPI) The Inter-Association Task Force has established recommendations for U.S. high school and college athletic programs to treat sudden cardiac arrest. The guidelines […]
August 7, 2007

US Lacrosse Issues Announcement on Importance of AEDs

US Lacrosse, the governing body of the sport of lacrosse in the United States, recently issued a public service announcement supporting the implementation of AEDs and […]