and Disqualification Recommendations for Competitive Athletes with Cardiovascular
Abnormalities: Task Force 8: Coronary Artery Disease: A Scientific Statement
from the American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology

Paul D. Thompson, Robert J. Myerburg,
Benjamin D. Levine, James E. Udelson, Richard J. Kovacs, 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 Cardiology
Circulation. 2015; published online
before print November 2 2015, doi:10.1161/CIR.0000000000000244
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 9th document of 15
scientific statements. This document discusses the athletic participation for
individuals with coronary artery disease. The document includes recommendations
throughout the document.