The definition of exertion-related cardiac events.

  title={The definition of exertion-related cardiac events.},
  author={Mridula Rai and Philip Duncan Thompson},
  journal={British journal of sports medicine},
  volume={45 2},
Vigorous physical activity increases the risk of sudden cardiac death (SCD) and acute myocardial infarction (AMI) but there is no standard definition as to what constitutes an exertion-related cardiac event, specifically the time interval between physical exertion and cardiac event. A systematic review of studies related to exertion-related cardiac events was performed and the time interval between exertion and the event or the symptoms leading to the event was looked for in all the articles… CONTINUE READING

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