Sep 22, 2016
This topic has been a serious concern in the football fraternity especially because of the recent cases we have seen with the case of Fabrice Muamba (23 years) being the most popular. Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) occurs when the electric system of the heart malfunctions & suddenly becomes very irregular.
Sep 15, 2016
Hillsborough County students have the opportunity for a free heart screening. The SafeBeat Initiative team welcomes all students, including student athletes, to take advantage.
Sep 14, 2016
The SafeBeat Initiative is offering a free, voluntary opt-in heart screening program to all Hillsborough County public high school students. Please get involved in screening hearts and saving lives.
Sep 13, 2016
Studio 10 Tampa Bay interview with Gul Dadlani, M.D., Medical Director of Pediatric Cardiology at All Children's Hospital regarding sudden cardiac arrest and the SafeBeat heart screening initiative.
Sep 11, 2016
When an athlete has a serious problem with a shoulder, knee or hamstring, frustration and empathy abound. When an athlete has an issue with head or heart, people get scared.
Aug 29, 2016
Courtesy of WTTV - In September 2013, the LaPorte High School junior collapsed during a football practice, and died suddenly.
Apr 25, 2016
A 17-year-old high school senior collapsed during her team’s basketball game in late January, and doctors say her recovery may take as long as a year. Supporters of the teen, who is a junior firefighter, held a fundraiser Sunday, two weeks after she suffered a stroke.
Mar 15, 2016
King McClure was told by doctors after being diagnosed with a heart condition last summer that he could never play basketball again.
Feb 9, 2016
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.
Feb 9, 2016
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.
Feb 2, 2016
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.
Nov 9, 2015
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.
Aug 20, 2015
Courtesy of News4Jax - The classmates of 16-year-old Kysheem Hill gathered at Ware County High School to honor him Wednesday, after Hill collapsed and died while playing basketball at Waycross Middle School Monday.
Aug 10, 2015
RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – When a seemingly healthy young athlete suddenly drops dead while playing sports, it’s tragic and hard to accept.
Jun 19, 2014
Courtesy of The New Yorker - Around midnight on New Year’s Eve, 2002, Kayla Burt, a sophomore guard on the University of Washington’s women’s basketball team, had just finished watching movies with friends and was getting ready for bed.
Jan 13, 2010
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.
Oct 16, 2009
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.
Aug 26, 2008
Doctor Barry Ramo reveals how certain test can save lives.
Jul 24, 2008
Student-athlete commercials from 2008 NCAA National Student-Athlete Development Conference in Orlando, Florida
Feb 28, 2008
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.