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Category: Project Play With Heart

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 […]

Broomfield-based Play With Heart aims to keep young athletes’ hearts beating strong

A drive to place AEDs in schools and public places By Megan Quinn   BROOMFIELD — — On the table in front of him, Richard Perse shuffled a stack of newspaper clippings and stories from magazines. The faces of young athletes who have died from sudden cardiac arrest — or narrowly survived the traumatic situation […]