Sudden Cardiac Information

Sudden cardiac arrest and other cardiac related injuries are of growing concern in athletics at all levels.  While it is not very common in young athletes, the impact can be catastrophic.  It is important to be aware of the causes and/or signs and symptoms of a possible cardiac issue. As athletic trainers are the first responders for most athletic events, we carry an Automated External Defibulator (AED) with us for all practices and games. Below are links with a variety of information regarding cardiac injuries and sudden cardiac death:

NATA Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Cardiac Wise