Cardiomyopathy affects thousands of young athletes, yet many have never heard of the heart condition. Check out what Lisa Yue, Founding Executive Director of the Children’s Cardiomyopathy Foundation, shares in Part Two of our conversation with her.
An estimated 30,000 kids are living with cardiomyopathy, and there are countless kids who have this potentially life-threatening heart disease and do not know it. Could your young athlete be at risk for sudden cardiac arrest?
Anytime a young athlete collapses and requires immediate attention every second is crucial to their well-being, as how quickly and efficiently coaches react during these emergency situations can be the difference between life and death.
As a coach of an outdoor sports team this summer, you have a huge responsibility to protect your team from the dangers and unpredictability of lightning. So when Mother Nature interferes with your practices and games, do you know what to do?
To help ensure your young athlete has a safe and rewarding experience make sure their coach is well-versed in these five key areas.
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