Take a look around. You'll find some really great resources, both print and video, for doctors, teachers, parents and students.
Coaches Training Video
Winner of the Marcom Platinum Award in 2014 for E Learning, our coach training video, narrated by NBC Analyst, Jimmy Roberts, informs coaches about the warning signs and actions steps taken to prevent an address sudden cardiac arrest.
Heartsavers Music Video
Heartsavers is a Ghostbusters inspired music video that introduces students to the important tools of CPR and AED devices. Heartsavers also comes with a curriculum. In a fun ten minutes, you can teach your students some lifesaving lessons.
Seattle Criteria Training Module
This criteria was developed by a panel of experts to increase the effectiveness of ECG exams on student athletes. Follow this link to watch the training modules.
Screening Day Guide
Simon's Fund subscribes to the Seattle Criteria. These forms are used by our cardiology team at screenings.
Sudden Death in the Young Case Registry
Pediatrics - March, 2017
Journal of the American College of Cardiology - March 10, 2017
Sport Competition May Be Safe with ICD
American Heart Association Circulation - June 6, 2017
Electrocardiograph Exams for NCAA Athletes Yield Better Results than Physicals Alone
American Journal of Cardiology - September 1, 2016
ECG Evaluation in Athletes and Use of Seattle Criteria Improve Specificity
Methodist Debakey Cardiovascular - April 2016
How Many Students Experience Warning Signs?
NCBI | U.S. National Library of Medicine | National Institute of Health - July 25, 2012
ECG Screening for Athletes Can Be Low Cost
Medpage Today - August 28, 2012
ECG Exams Improve Chances of Finding Conditions
Newswise - April 25, 2012
High Obesity and Hypertension Rates in Urban Athletes
Journal of Pediatrics - August 11, 2016
The Role of LQTS in SIDS
Heart Rhythm - February 4, 2007
Students Perceptions of Sudden Cardiac Arrest
NCBI | U.S. National Library of Medicine | National Institute of Health - May 10, 2012
Prevention of Sudden Cardiac Death in the Young and in Athletes
NCBI | U.S. National Library of Medicine | National Institute of Health - August 19, 2010
Can Sudden Cardiac Death be Prevented by Screening
NCBI | U.S. National Library of Medicine | National Institute of Health - June 4, 2009
Pre-Participation Screening of Student Athletes
Journal of the American College of Cardiology - September 14, 2010
Warning Symptoms and Family History
Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine - July 2012
Controversies Related to Screenings
BJSM Online First - June 27, 2010
Cardiovascular Screening in College Athletes
Annals of Internal Medicine - March 2, 2010