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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 […]

July 26th, 2016|Categories: Cardiac Arrest, Children, CPR, Health, Healthy Living, Heart Attack, Heart Disease, Heart Failure, Patients, Physical Activity, Prevention|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on NCAA reminding trainers, coaches to use cardiac arrest checklist

STORIES FROM THE HEART: After losing teenage son, family promotes CPR training in high school

No matter the sport, 14-year-old Burke Cobb loved to compete.

The oldest of three boys, Burke played football, basketball, lacrosse and was a swim team member. With all that energy and activity, his mom, Marla Cobb, considered him perfectly healthy.

Until July 19, 2012.
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Burke started the day working out with the […]

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