Causes & Measures to Prevent Sudden Cardiac Death in Athletes

Research Paper Title Sudden Cardiac Death in Athletes. Abstract Sudden cardiac death is defined as an unexpected death, occurring usually within one hour from onset of symptoms in cases where the death is witnessed and in unwitnessed cases within 24 hours of the individual last being seen alive and well. Sudden cardiac death in athletes is the leading… Read More

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Marathon: A Runner at Heart

Research Paper Title Impact of Marathon Running on Cardiac Structure and Function in Recreational Runners. Background This study examined the relationship between LV (left ventricular) function, markers of cardiac-specific damage and markers of oxidative stress in recreational runners following a marathon. Method Runners (n=52; 43 male and nine female; age, 35±10 years; height, 1.74±0.08 m;… Read More