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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]