athletes

March 16, 2022

Tests for myocarditis should be done only if cardiac symptoms exist, says a sports-medicine specialist who co-wrote the guidance.

November 11, 2021

A large study indicated that just 1% of athletes with SARS-CoV-2 infections experienced persistent symptoms, or long COVID.

April 17, 2021

Findings suggest most college athletes with mild or asymptomatic cases can safely return to play without more cardiac tests.

May 4, 2020

ECG heightens detection of sudden cardiac death risk and is a cost-effective diagnostic, a new study shows.

September 19, 2018

Survival likelihood almost double when first-responders use portable defibrillator, UW Medicine-led study shows.

August 22, 2018

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

picture of roller derby players
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.
 

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