HIGH NOON: Health & Sports (9-9-20)

Complications related to myocarditis in athletes have been linked with COVID-19 in recent months, prompting concerns across different levels of sport–most notably college football. What is myocarditis? How has COVID-19 enhanced concerns about it? We discussed this with Dr. Mark Carlson of Sanford Orthopedics & Sports Medicine for this week’s “Health & Sports” segment.

Resources:

The cardiac threat coronavirus poses to athletes (Axios)

Cardiac Considerations for College Student-Athletes during the COVID-19 Pandemic (PDF)

Graduated Return To Play following COVID19 (PDF)