and Disqualification Recommendations for Competitive Athletes With
Cardiovascular Abnormalities: Task Force 9: Arrhythmias and Conduction Defects:
A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association and American College
of Cardiology

Douglas P. Zipes, Mark S. Link, Michael
J. Ackerman, Richard J. Kovacs, Robert J. Myerburg, N.A. Mark Estes III, and on
behalf of the American Heart Association Electrocardiography and Arrhythmias
Committee of the Council on Clinical Cardiology, Council on Cardiovascular
Disease in the Young, Council on Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing, Council on
Functional Genomics and Translational Biology, and the American College of
Circulation. 2015; published online
before print November 2 2015, doi:10.1161/CIR.0000000000000245
The American Heart Association and
American College of Cardiology have released a series of scientific statements
regarding eligibility and disqualification recommendation for competitive
athletes with cardiovascular abnormalities. This is the 10th document of 15
scientific statements. This document discusses the athletic participation for
individuals with Arrhythmias and Conduction Defects. The document includes
recommendations throughout the document.