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King's heart: Baylor freshman playing with defibrillator

Mar 15, 2016

King's heart: Baylor freshman playing with defibrillator

King McClure was told by doctors after being diagnosed with a heart condition last summer that he could never play basketball again.

Teen runner makes remarkable recovery after cardiac arrest in Elk River, Minn.

Feb 9, 2016

Teen runner makes remarkable recovery after cardiac arrest in Elk River, Minn.

A Minnesota high school runner almost died after collapsing during a run close to his school. On Tuesday, he was honored for making a remarkable recovery.

Minnesota teen runner makes recovery after suffering cardiac arrest

Feb 9, 2016

Minnesota teen runner makes recovery after suffering cardiac arrest

Five months ago, a Minnesota teen’s heart stopped for 20 minutes and he stopped breathing after he suffered a full cardiac arrest during cross-country practice. Now, the 16-year-old— who was honored Tuesday by the American Heart Association and his high school for his incredible recovery— is ready to get back on the track.

Heart screening saves lives at El Camino

Feb 2, 2016

Heart screening saves lives at El Camino

Five years ago, 15-year-old Brandon Zapata died from sudden cardiac arrest in an El Camino High School physical education class. A seemingly healthy student, he collapsed at the starting line during routine wind sprints.

High School Athletes Encouraged To Focus On Heart Health

Nov 9, 2015

High School Athletes Encouraged To Focus On Heart Health

Courtesy of WLWT News 5 - Investigative reporter Todd Dykes discovered, a teenager having fun on a sports field could end up in a hospital emergency room without warning because of a condition called sudden cardiac arrest.

Dr. Campbell: EKG Screening Of High School Athletes To Prevent Sudden Cardiac Death

Aug 10, 2015

Dr. Campbell: EKG Screening Of High School Athletes To Prevent Sudden Cardiac Death

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – When a seemingly healthy young athlete suddenly drops dead while playing sports, it’s tragic and hard to accept.

SafeBeat Screening Tour

Jan 13, 2010

SafeBeat Screening Tour

This video features a child-friendly demonstration of an electrocardiogram, (ECG/EKG) screening. This video is a great introduction to someone who has never taken this test, or wants to learn more about electrocardiogram-based heart screenings.

New Push to Screen Young Athletes

Oct 16, 2009

New Push to Screen Young Athletes

It comes after the death of a De La Salle High School student who dropped suddenly on the basketball court. One effort is being led the by the father of another teenage athlete, who died last year in Los Gatos.

Screening Athletes for Heart Problems

Aug 26, 2008

Screening Athletes for Heart Problems

Doctor Barry Ramo reveals how certain test can save lives.

Know the Benefits of an EKG

Jul 24, 2008

Know the Benefits of an EKG

Student-athlete commercials from 2008 NCAA National Student-Athlete Development Conference in Orlando, Florida

Voices on Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Feb 28, 2008

Voices on Sudden Cardiac Arrest

View a roundtable discussion on how Sudden Cardiac Arrest affects children and young athletes. Features a young woman living with Long-QT Syndrome, a mother who has lost a child due to Sudden Cardiac Arrest, a pediatric cardiologist, a coach and athletic director, and State Representative discussing their experiences and viewpoints.