and Disqualification Recommendations for Competitive Athletes With
Cardiovascular Abnormalities: Preamble, Principles, and General Considerations:
A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association and American College
of Cardiology
Barry J. Maron, Douglas P. Zipes, 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.0000000000000236
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. Over the next few weeks we will be
providing links to all 15 statements that accompany this initial document. This
document serves as a nice introduction to the statements.

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