athletes

September 19, 2018

A prompt, appropriate medical response nearly doubles the likelihood of survival among competitive young athletes who suffer a sudden cardiac arrest during exercise, a new study shows.

August 22, 2018

In this TIME magazine article by Lisa Lewis, UW Medicine's Dr.

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April 17, 2018

Reshmi Bahadur works behind the scenes to keep the Rat City Roller Derby athletes rolling.  The UW Medicine certified athletic trainer at Northwest Hospital and Medical Center takes league players through warmups, strength training and agility s

September 19, 2017

Athletes are dying from cardiac arrests that occur during play because teammates, coaches and other bystanders don't know how to respond, a new study suggests.

Medical aid stations have become the norm at marathons, and many runners come expecting help. 

André Kajlich has the perfect race mapped out in his head: Start at the lowest and end at the highest point on all seven continents. Traverse the distance between both points by swimming, climbing and biking.
 

National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) athletes have a significantly higher incidence of sudden cardiac death than previously thought, especially among men, African Americans, and male basketball players, according to a study published

Washington state's student athletes gained a measure of safety today as Gov.

Top sports-cardiology and -medicine physicians are meeting this weekend in Seattle to discuss efforts to improve cardiac safety in athletes.

It’s late in the season and late in the game – a time when every yard gained takes on more meaning as players extend beyond their physical limits.

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