Commotio cordis: Practical aspects in sports

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Commotio cordis has achieved markedly increased attention because of the increased awareness of sudden death that occurs during sports in the playing field [1, 2]. The rising popularity of lacrosse and the widespread media attention to several prominent lacrosse deaths due to commotio cordis have also put this phenomenon in the forefront of sports safety.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationSports Cardiology Essentials
Subtitle of host publicationEvaluation, Management and Case Studies
PublisherSpringer New York
Number of pages8
ISBN (Print)9780387927749
StatePublished - Dec 1 2011

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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