Each Year About 2,000 People Under the Age of 25 Die from Sudden Cardiac Arrest.

Sudden Cardiac Arrest is a real threat to students who are physically active, but many don’t know all the facts when it comes to protecting these young lives. Take our Quiz and find out how much you know about the leading medical cause of death among young athletes. You might learn something new!

Let’s Begin the Sudden Cardiac Arrest Quiz

Scroll over TRUE or FALSE to reveal the answer. Once finished, you can print out our Sudden Cardiac Arrest Facts.

1. THERE ARE USUALLY WARNING SIGNS BEFORE A YOUNG ATHLETE SUFFERS SUDDEN CARDIAC ARREST.  TRUE or  FALSE

2. THE SYMPTOMS A YOUNG ATHLETE TYPICALLY EXPERIENCES WITH AN UNDIAGNOSED HEART CONDITION ARE EASY TO SPOT. TRUE or FALSE

3. HEART ABNORMALITIES IN YOUNG ATHLETES CAN BE DETECTED THROUGH CARDIAC TESTING. TRUE or FALSE

4. MOST PHYSICIANS DO NOT CHECK FOR HEART ABNORMALITIES DURING A STUDENT ATHLETE’S ANNUAL EXAM. TRUE or FALSE

5. A HEART CONDITION IN A YOUNG ATHLETE IS OFTEN HEREDITARY. TRUE or FALSE

6. PERFORMING AN EKG ON A YOUNG ATHLETE OFTEN DOES MORE HARM THAN GOOD. TRUE or FALSE

7. HAVING A HEART CONDITION DOES NOT NECESSARILY MEAN THE END OF SPORTS FOR A YOUNG ATHLETE. TRUE or FALSE

8. HAVING AN AED ON HAND DURING SPORTS ACTIVITIES AND EVENTS IS THE BEST WAY TO PREVENT SUDDEN CARDIAC DEATH. TRUE or FALSE

9. IT IS NOT WORTH IT TO PROACTIVELY TEST YOUNG ATHLETES FOR HEART CONDITIONS. FALSE

Thanks for taking our quiz. If you would like a printout of the answers, click Get The Facts.

The time to act is now! Don’t wait until tragedy strikes to become proactive about the cardiovascular health of your athletes.

Sign up for testing today. The lives of your students could depend on it.

Wimbledon Athletics
Wimbledon Radiology - Cardiology
Vascular Centers of America