Pre-participation Cardiovascular Screening of Elderly Wrestlers

@inproceedings{Farahani2010PreparticipationCS,
  title={Pre-participation Cardiovascular Screening of Elderly Wrestlers},
  author={Ali Vasheghani Farahani and Hossein Asheri and Saeed Alipour and Alireza Amirbeigloo},
  booktitle={Asian journal of sports medicine},
  year={2010}
}
PURPOSE Sudden death of a competitive athlete is a tragedy that is usually caused by a previously unsuspected cardiovascular disease. The aim of this study was to clarify the role of noninvasive testing in pre-participation cardiovascular evaluation of elderly wrestlers. METHODS We included 63 Iranian elderly wrestlers who participated in Tehran international elderly wrestlers' preparation camping by census method. A questionnaire including past medical and family history as well as coronary… CONTINUE READING

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