Commotio cordis has achieved markedly increased attention because of the increased awareness of sudden death that occurs during sports in the playing field [1, 2]. The rising popularity of lacrosse and the widespread media attention to several prominent lacrosse deaths due to commotio cordis have also put this phenomenon in the forefront of sports safety.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Title of host publication||Sports Cardiology Essentials|
|Subtitle of host publication||Evaluation, Management and Case Studies|
|Publisher||Springer New York|
|Number of pages||8|
|State||Published - Dec 1 2011|
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