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PubMed | Georgia Baptist Medical Center
Type: Journal Article | Journal: The Physician and sportsmedicine | Year: 2010

A 29-year-old man was referred to a cardiologist after an irregular heartbeat was found on a preemployment physical examination. He had no cardiac or pulmonary symptoms.


PubMed | Georgia Baptist Medical Center
Type: Journal Article | Journal: The Physician and sportsmedicine | Year: 2010

A 20-year-old male college sprinter and hurdler was seen for a cardiology assessment because a preseason cardiac evaluation revealed a heart murmur dating back to early childhood. He was asymptomatic.


PubMed | Georgia Baptist Medical Center
Type: Journal Article | Journal: The Physician and sportsmedicine | Year: 2010

A 21-year-old college athlete was seen on the first day of football practice because of an acute onset of severe chest pain. The pain was noted during conditioning drills before any body contact had begun. The sharp, intermittent, left inframammary pain was aggravated by twisting or turning. The pain did not radiate and was not associated with shortness of breath, palpitations, nausea, or vomiting.


PubMed | Georgia Baptist Medical Center
Type: Journal Article | Journal: The Physician and sportsmedicine | Year: 2010

A 62-year-old woman entered a cardiac rehabilitation program for help with weight loss and fitness, and also for monitoring of episodic atrial fibrillation, which had begun in 1992. She was able to exercise without triggering atrial fibrillation. Additional past medical problems included glucose intolerance (treated with diet), hyperlipidemia, hypertension, migraine headaches, degenerative disease of the spine, and a duodenal ulcer.


PubMed | Georgia Baptist Medical Center
Type: Journal Article | Journal: The Physician and sportsmedicine | Year: 2010

A 65-year-old veteran distance runner noticed shortness of breath during his 5-mile walk-jog, which he performed three times a week. He particularly noticed the dyspnea while running with the Olympic torch for 0.1 miles.

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