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Is it time to loosen the restrictions on athletes with cardiac disorders competing in sport?

Providência, R; Teixeira, C; Segal, O; Ullstein, A; Mueser, KT; Lambiase, P; (2017) Is it time to loosen the restrictions on athletes with cardiac disorders competing in sport? [Editorial comment]. British Journal of Sports Medicine , 51 (14) pp. 1056-1057. 10.1136/bjsports-2016-097002. Green open access

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Abstract

Sudden cardiac death (SCD) in young athletes is a rare and dramatic event. Initial consensus guidelines from 2005 recommend restriction from competitive sports for all athletes with hereditary cardiomyopathies and channelopathies, with very minor exceptions.

Type: Article
Title: Is it time to loosen the restrictions on athletes with cardiac disorders competing in sport?
Location: England
Open access status: An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
DOI: 10.1136/bjsports-2016-097002
Publisher version: http://doi.org/10.1136/bjsports-2016-097002
Language: English
Additional information: Copyright © Article author(s) (or their employer(s) unless otherwise stated in the text of the article) 2017. All rights reserved. No commercial use is permitted unless otherwise expressly granted. This is an Open Access article distributed in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial (CC BY-NC 4.0) license, which permits others to distribute, remix, adapt, build upon this work non-commercially, and license their derivative works on different terms, provided the original work is properly cited and the use is non-commercial. See: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/
UCL classification: UCL
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Population Health Sciences
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Population Health Sciences > Institute of Cardiovascular Science
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Population Health Sciences > Institute of Cardiovascular Science > Clinical Science
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Population Health Sciences > Institute of Health Informatics
URI: https://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/1557760
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