Holmdel NJ Lacrosse Player Died from Undetected Congenital Heart Condition

September 20th, 2017|athletics, SCA, Wimbledon Athletics|

Holmdel NJ Lacrosse Player Died from Undetected Congenital Heart Condition Jack Dowd, 16 years old, died after collapsing during a youth Read More...

August brings record number of schools signed and students tested by Wimbledon Health Partners for the year

September 1st, 2017|athletics, News & Events, Wimbledon Athletics|

August Brings Record Number of Schools Signed and Students Tested by Wimbledon Health Partners for the Year As the Read More...

Dylan’s Story: Why Preventative Cardiac Testing is Necessary

August 24th, 2017|athletics, cardiovascular conditions, Parents, Wimbledon Athletics|

Dylan's Story By Becky Rose In October of 2013, Dylan came to me and told me he wasn’t feeling well. He was the quarterback Read More...

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...

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...

If the true incidence of SCA in student athletes were known, could more lives be saved?

May 17th, 2017|athletics, legislation, Parents, SCA, Wimbledon Athletics|

It’s long been noted that the incidence of sudden cardiac arrest among young athletes is underreported. “Natural causes” is often listed for Read More...

Justin faced almost certain death from his heart abnormality had it not been discovered

May 12th, 2017|athletics, cardiovascular conditions, Parents, Wimbledon Athletics|

Photo Courtesy of Lilly Corbett Justin Corbett will be able to play football someday because intuition and perseverance led to a Read More...

Sudden deaths of several student athletes in the news this week

April 27th, 2017|athletics, SCA, Wimbledon Athletics|

At the beginning of this year, the news was filled with several cases of sudden cardiac arrest in high school athletes who Read More...

AATS Consensus Statement brings renewed attention to #2 cause of sudden cardiac death in young athletes

April 21st, 2017|athletics, cardiovascular conditions, Wimbledon Athletics|

New recommendations for testing and treatment of anomalous aortic origin of a coronary artery (AAOCA) published in the Journal of Thoracic Read More...

VIDEO: Learn Why WHP’s Preventative Cardiovascular Testing Program is Important

April 12th, 2017|athletics, education, Wimbledon Athletics|

WHP's Preventative Cardiovascular Testing Program Learn why Wimbledon Health Partners' cardiac and vascular ultrasound testing is important when it comes to protecting your student Read More...

CPR and AEDs Save Lives—But What Should Come First?

March 29th, 2017|athletics, legislation, SCA, Wimbledon Athletics|

CPR and AEDs Save Lives—But What Should Come First? A March 27, 2017 report from the Journal of the American College Read More...

Maria Shanley’s Mission to Save Lives after Losing Her Son to Sudden Cardiac Arrest

March 21st, 2017|athletics, Parents, SCA, Wimbledon Athletics|

Photos Courtesy of Maria Shanley It’s been 22 months since Maria Shanley lost her son Mike to sudden cardiac arrest due Read More...

March Madness begins this week; how many players are taking the court with an undetected heart condition?

March 14th, 2017|athletics, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, SCA, Wimbledon Athletics|

Basketball Players have the Highest Incidence of Sports-Related Sudden Cardiac Death in the United States March Madness is an exciting time of Read More...

Has the medical system failed students who suffered Sudden Cardiac Arrest?

February 28th, 2017|athletics, SCA, Wimbledon Athletics|

In the past two months, 10 student athletes have been in the news for suffering sudden cardiac arrest at school or at Read More...

Managing a Heart Condition Begins with Knowledge

February 15th, 2017|athletics, cardiovascular conditions, education, Wimbledon Athletics|

Managing a Heart Condition Begins with Knowledge Not every heart abnormality means a student athlete must stop all physical activity due Read More...

Jordan Moore, 15, Wants Schools to Test their Students, and She has Good Reason

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

Jordan Moore—Following her Heart to Save Lives At only fifteen, Jordan Moore is wise beyond her years. Her passion for helping Read More...

A Missed Heart Appointment Leads to Sudden Cardiac Arrest

January 26th, 2017|athletics, Parents, SCA, Wimbledon Athletics|

A Missed Heart Appointment Leads to Sudden Cardiac Arrest Malik Allen, 14, of Chicago’s Luther North College Prep was playing basketball Read More...

States have made great moves to protect high school students and athletes from sudden cardiac death, but is it enough?

January 23rd, 2017|athletics, SCA, Wimbledon Athletics|

States have made great moves to protect high school students and athletes from sudden cardiac death, but is it enough? A Read More...

It’s Basketball Season: Are Your Athletes Protected?

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

With basketball season in full swing, it’s worth being reminded that basketball players have the highest risk of suffering sudden cardiac death due to Read More...

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