oa South African Journal of Sports Medicine - Sudden deaths in runners: Adverse cardiac effects of marathon running aetiology, treatment and prevention

Volume 2, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1015-5163
  • E-ISSN: 2078-516X



An on-going study being carried out in Cape Town is throwing new light on the question of cardiac disease in marathon runners. The medical practitioner must give more thought to the risks involved in marathon running which may be present in an asymptomatic population.

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