Korey Stringer Institute study shows schools need to do more to keep athletes safe

August 16th, 2017|athletics, News & Events, SCA, Wimbledon Athletics|

The safety of student athletes is a top priority for schools, but a study by UConn’s Korey Stringer Institute shows improvements Read More...

Back to School Sports are Underway. Do You Know if Your Students are Safe?

August 9th, 2017|athletics, SCA, Wimbledon Athletics|

August means back to school for most high schoolers, and for many student athletes, sports have already begun, whether it be camps, Read More...

Georgia Teen Dies from Cardiac Arrest during Soccer Practice

July 31st, 2017|athletics, News & Events, SCA|

Gwinnett teen dies after collapsing at club soccer practice by: Matt Johnson GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. - Family and friends are heartbroken after a Read More...

Undiagnosed Cardiomyopathy Takes Life of Young Texas Basketball Player

July 28th, 2017|athletics, News & Events, SCA|

Coach Remembers Star Player Who Collapsed from Heart Condition By Vanessa Brown News of John Lee's sudden death came as a shock Read More...

19-Year-Old Dancer with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Continues his Passion

July 21st, 2017|athletics, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy|

Chandler dancer risks his life for every dance practice as his parents wait with a heart machine Ozzy Mora, KPNX As Read More...

Cheerleader, 15, Dies with Blood Clots in her Chest

July 19th, 2017|athletics, blood clots|

By ANN SCHMIDT FOR DAILYMAIL.COM A 15-year-old girl died with numerous blood clots in her chest after doctors sent her away twice. Now Read More...

Attorney says “significant delay” in using AED on Star Ifeacho, who died from cardiomyopathy

July 18th, 2017|athletics, News & Events, SCA|

There was a ‘significant delay’ in providing life-saving treatment for Dunbar player who died, attorney says BY VALARIE HONEYCUTT SPEARS vhoneycutt@herald-leader.com Read More...

Enlarged heart caused Brush High School hockey player’s unexpected death

July 14th, 2017|athletics, cardiovascular conditions, SCA|

Enlarged heart caused Brush High School hockey player's unexpected death, autopsy shows By Evan MacDonald, cleveland.com | emacdonald@cleveland.com SOUTH EUCLID, Ohio - The Brush Read More...

Athlete with Congenital Heart Defect tries out for American Ninja Warrior

July 13th, 2017|athletics, heart disease|

Putting all of her heart into rugged sports before ‘American Ninja Warrior’ tryout By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS Photos by Dave Burdick American Ninja Read More...

Cheraw HS Football Star’s Sudden Death Leaves Community Stunned

July 7th, 2017|athletics, SCA|

Cheraw HS football star's death leaves community stunned Ty Chandler, WCNC CHERAW, S.C. - A star Chesterfield County football player's sudden Read More...

Rare Heart Arrhythmia Cause of Death for Basketball Player Kimberly Nuestro

July 5th, 2017|athletics, SCA|

Cause of Homestead High basketball player’s death revealed Kimberly Nuestro collapsed at an AAU game in May and died at Stanford Read More...

Nick Fairley’s heart condition takes him out for the season

June 29th, 2017|athletics, cardiovascular conditions|

Chris Singleton’s column: Fairley’s health is more important than football By Chris Singleton Staff Writer www.dailycomet.com New Orleans Saints defensive tackle Read More...

Missouri Southern Football Player Perseveres after Pulmonary Embolism in 2015

June 21st, 2017|athletics, blood clots|

Photo Source: Crossroads, the Magazine of Missouri Southern State University Putting Himself on the Line – Senior Lars Lindquist Battles Read More...

Kent State Football Recruit Dies after Collapsing during Morning Workout

June 14th, 2017|athletics, SCA|

Kenton grad dies after workout Football recruit at Kent State By Akron Beacon Journal AKRON — Tyler Heintz, a 2017 graduate Read More...

Wimbledon Health Partners Signs Record Number of New Schools to Test Student Athletes

June 12th, 2017|athletics, News & Events|

Wimbledon Health Partners Signs Record Number of New Schools to Test Student Athletes Wimbledon Health Partners signed up a record Read More...

Saints awaiting third opinion on Nick Fairley’s career-threatening heart condition

June 9th, 2017|athletics, cardiovascular conditions, News & Events|

Saints awaiting third opinion on Nick Fairley's career-threatening heart condition BY JOSH KATZENSTEIN, NOLA.COM jkatzenstein@nola.com The Times-Picayune The New Orleans Saints are Read More...

Study confirms that competitive sports may be okay for many athletes with ICDs

June 7th, 2017|athletics, cardiovascular conditions, News & Events|

Four-year follow-up confirms that participation in competitive sports may be okay for many athletes with implanted cardioverter defibrillators American Heart Association Rapid Access Journal Read More...

The Stories We Can’t Tell

June 1st, 2017|athletics, SCA, Wimbledon Athletics|

The Stories We Can't Tell Stories of young athletes suddenly dying continue to make the news, but it seems news outlets Read More...

Wisconsin High School Student Athlete Graduates Year after Cardiac Arrest

May 25th, 2017|athletics, SCA|

Xavier High School student graduates one year after nearly fatal cardiac incident fox11online.com APPLETON (WLUK) -- Graduation is a special event for any Read More...

Former NBA player died of an enlarged heart, autopsy says

May 23rd, 2017|athletics, cardiovascular conditions, SCA|

Charles Shackleford died of an enlarged heart, autopsy says BY ABBIE BENNETT abennett@newsobserver.com Former N.C. State basketball standout Charles Shackleford died Read More...

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