Kuyhlia grew up in Batesville, Indiana. She started dancing at a studio in Greensburg when she was three years old. And while she loved to dance, she was also a jock. But in middle school, she was forced to give much of that up. “It was the sports physical for basketball that I found out […]
A high school athlete was having syncopal episodes which continued in his college years. He was told it was nothing, low blood pressure, dehydration. Fast forward ten years. That young athlete marries a cardiology nurse who sent him to his doctor after his first syncopal episode after being married. After further testing he was diagnosed […]
Let me tell you about Johnny. Johnny stood strong and quite healthy with an athletic background, doing track and field from the age of 9 right through to college. Johnny was a prolific athlete who prided himself on keeping a balance between his academics and athletics. There was no doubt that academics took priority betwixt […]
Part 3 I spent two long weeks at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. The first two days I was unconscious. Once I awoke, I had no short term memory. A bunch of people had sent me “Get Well” cards. My mom would hand me one. I would read it and smile. Then I would put it […]
Supporting its calls for greater access to a cost-effective and life-saving service, important new data analysed by researchers from CRY has just been presented at the American Heart Association (AHA) Scientific Sessions (November 2016), adding further weight to the argument that proactive cardiac screening must be offered to all young people whether elite athletes, grass-roots […]
Hats off to Virginia Tech’s associate AD of sports medicine and his team for seriously addressing an NCAA strategic priority: enhanced cardiac screening. Read more…
It was fate that brought 16-year-old Dakotah Bear to Allen, Oklahoma this season. She’s a 6’3″ basketball prospect with potential and personality. “She’s one of those kids who always has a smile on her face,” Coach Jeremy Strong said. His tears stem from a recent day on the hardwood. Something nobody ever saw coming.In the […]
Dog may be man’s best friend, but the bond between graduate student Lindsay Jones and her yellow lab is even stronger. After struggling with two heart conditions that caused her to lose consciousness, Jones looked to her two-and-a-half-year-old lab Amber for a solution. Amber can detect changes in Jones’ heart rate… Read more.