Cardiac arrest in a long-distance ski race (Vasaloppet) in Sweden.

  title={Cardiac arrest in a long-distance ski race (Vasaloppet) in Sweden.},
  author={Ulf H{\aa}llmarker and K Micha{\"e}lsson and Johan {\'A}rnl{\"o}v and Stefan James},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Cardiology},
  volume={60 15},
To the Editor: Physical training is generally regarded as beneficial for health. Heavy endurance exercises might, however, induce latent ischemic heart disease and acute cardiac arrhythmias. Kim et al. (1) recently reported on the incidence of cardiac arrest (CA) during long-distance running. Exercise in combination with a cold climate may be especially… CONTINUE READING