Author: playwithheart

Bladium Soccer – Athlete Screen

October 21st, 2017 @ Bladium Soccer, Denver Play with Heart has teamed up with Bladium Soccer to hold our next Athlete Cardiac Screen.  There will be sports vendors, as well as a soccer skills clinic.  All youth athletes (not only soccer) may register for this event. Registration for athlete screens will open up September 14th, 2017. REGISTRATION DEADLINE FOR […]

Hoops For Hearts – Sign Up Now

May 13th, 2017 @ Gold Crown Field House, Lakewood, CO Play with Heart has teamed up with Gold Crown to hold our next Athlete Cardiac Screen.  There will be sports vendors, as well as a basketball skills clinic.  All youth athletes (not only basketball) may register for this event. Registration for athlete screens will open up […]

AEDs – A Shocking Shortage

AED’s are not there… One of the most comprehensive series of stories and articles on the challenges of getting AEDs to sudden cardiac arrest victims was recently released by Scripps Media, along with its broadcast stations, newspapers, and digital news outlets around the country. Scripps launched this comprehensive project aimed at increasing the chance of […]

Hidden Threats to Young Athletes

In February, hundreds of youth sports safety advocates convened at a Washington hotel. They were determined to talk about something other than concussions, a counter intuitive ambition considering the rampant worry about the effects of head trauma in young athletes. But the Washington group knew something most do not: the No. 1 killer of young […]

Next Youth Athlete Screen in Boulder, CO

Next Event – March 14, 2015 Play With Heart has teamed up with City of Boulder, CO to put on its next Youth Sports Health Fair and Cardiac Screen Event. This particular event has grown into a huge opportunity for the entire family! Learn how to keep your kids safe from serious injury and cardiac […]

Project Play With Heart

Project Play with Heart was created by a group of concerned parents, coaches and medical professionals as a primary prevention initiative to combat sudden cardiac death of our youth athletes. Spawned from stories of athletes like David Carle, PWH has decided to offer youth sports health fairs with a focus on providing subsidized primary prevention […]

Hitting For Hearts

Play With Heart’s Annual Hitting For Hearts Golf Tournament is coming up! When: August 29th Where: Omni Interlocken Golf Resort Why: This incredible, 4 person SCRAMBLE golf event benefits Play With Heart  and their fight to save the lives of youth athletes through primary and secondary prevention initiatives around the state.  Funds from the Hitting […]

Kickstart My Heart

The Kickstart My Heart program is dedicated to placing Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) packages with youth sports teams, clubs, facilities and schools who otherwise can’t afford one for themselves. – An AED device (Model based on need) – A two year pre-paid maintenance program – Training/Certifications for up to 10 coaches, administrators, employees or parents […]

Sports Medic Certifications

This 4 hour course is designed for coaches and trainers to cover specific sport injuries. The program has been used in clinics at the Sports Medicine Department at Children’s Hospital-Colorado to instruct coaches from all over the state and has been endorsed by the Colorado High School Activities Association (CHSSA). It also meets the Colorado […]

Dallas Stars Player Collapses Mid Game

Rich Peverley of the Dallas Stars, who has dealt with a heart condition, collapsed on the bench on Monday night and needed immediate medical attention for a cardiac event — but he is conscious and at the hospital. Peverley was immediately carried down the tunnel by the team’s staff, without a stretcher, with 13:37 remaining […]