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NCAA reminding trainers, coaches to use cardiac arrest checklist

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Summer school classrooms are humming with activity on college campuses across the nation and soon, so will sports fields full of student athletes returning for training camps and practices.

But before they do, the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s top medical chief is reminding head athletic trainers […]

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NCAA allows schools to keep ECG screenings

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

The NCAA has released guidelines on electrocardiograms to prevent sudden cardiac death in student-athletes, but stopped short, as expected, of recommending the heart test for all college athletes.

The announcement comes nearly a year after the NCAA’s chief medical officer, Brian Hainline, M.D., told American Heart […]