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Athletes more likely to experience sudden cardiac arrest during racing, soccer, hockey

12:52 EST 20 Nov 2017 | Cardiovascular Business

The incidence of young athletes experiencing sudden cardiac arrest during competitive sporting events is slim—just 0.76 cases in 100,000 athlete-years—but it does happen, according to one team of Canadian researchers who analyzed dozens of out-of-hospital cardiac arrests in an effort to dissect the underlying causes of these tragedies.

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