Cardiopulmonary Considerations for High School Student-Athletes During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Update to the NFHS-AMSSM Guidance Statement

Drezner JA, Heinz WM, Asif IM, Batten CG, Fields KB, Raukar NP, Valentine VD, Walter KD, Baggish AL. Sports Health. 2022 Feb 21:19417381221077138. doi: 10.1177/19417381221077138. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35188000; PMCID: PMC8863923.

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“An expert task force from the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) and the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) reconvened to update guidelines for the cardiac assessment of high school student-athletes with prior SARS-CoV-2 infection before sports participation.” The authors offer 7 updates including the recommended evaluations based on someone’s severity of symptoms, return to sport progression, and preparticipation physical evaluations.

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