Is your athlete’s heart health up to par?

High school football players

Athletes should have a good base physical evaluation

If your child is a sports player, chances are that he is in full swing with practices right now. If he hasn’t visited the pediatrician yet, be sure to make an appointment for a physical evaluation. While sudden cardiac death in an otherwise apparently healthy teen is a rare occurrence, it must be addressed to identify who is at risk.

Our experts have performed clinical research, been published in scientific journals and are engaged in the topic on a national level; they are available to help if you need them!

Did You Know

Every Children’s patient who survived after a sudden cardiac event, was defibrillated by an automatic external defibrillator (AED) before arrival. The Children’s heart team educates communities, schools and athletic trainers about the importance of AEDs.

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