Research Studies

Research Studies We’ve Participated In:

AMSSM Young Investigator’s Research Award                                        2013-2014

“The Psychological Impact of Screening for Sudden Cardiac Death: The Experience

of Being Diagnosed with Lethal Disease”

Abstracts

I Asif, D Price, L Fisher, R Zakrajsek, J J. Raabe; M O. Bejar; L K. Larsen; A L. Rao, MD; K G. Harmon, and J A. Drezner, MD. Screening for Sudden Cardiac Death in Athletes: The Psychological Impact of Being Diagnosed with Potentially Lethal Disease. Br J Sports Med 2014; 48(7): 562.

Presentations

“The Psychological Impact of Being Diagnosed with Cardiac Disease in            7/21/14

Young Athletes Impact of Being Diagnosed with Potentially Lethal Disease”

Exercise as Medicine: Where Sports Medicine Meets Cardiology, University of Sydney

Sydney, Australia

“Current Controversies and Challenges in Sports Cardiology                             7/16/14

Australian Institute of Sport (Olympic Center), Canberra, Australia

“American Perspectives on Screening for Sudden Cardiac Death in Young       7/14/14

Athletes”

The Heart of the Game - Sports Cardiology St Vincent’s Heart Centre and Olympic Park Sports Medicine Centre. Melbourne, Australia

 “Screening for Sudden Cardiac Death in Athletes: The Psychological               4/10/14

Impact of Being Diagnosed with Potentially Lethal Disease”

International Olympic Committee World Conference: Prevention of Illness and Injury in Sport

“The Psychological Impact of Cardiovascular Screening”                                   1/17/14

Parent Heart Watch Annual Meeting, Scottsdale AZ.

“Psychological and Mental Distress: Understanding the Athlete's                       5/29/14

Perspective”

ACSM 2014 Annual Conference, Orlando, FL

Poster

Irfan M. Asif, MD; David Price, MD; Leslee Fisher, PhD; Rebecca Zakrajsek, PhD; Johannes J. Raabe; Matthew O. Bejar; Leslie K. Larsen; Ashwin L. Rao, MD; Kimberly G. Harmon, MD; and Jonathan A. Drezner, MD. The Psychological Impact of Young Competitive Athletes Diagnosed with Serious or Potentially Lethal Cardiac Disease. AMSSM 23rd Annual Meeting – April 5-9, 2014, New Orleans, LA.

Other Resources:

In our exploration of the best way for the Max Schewitz Foundation to reduce sudden cardiac death in young adults, we found many articles on the subject that we'd like to share. Please click on the links below to get to the resources that interest you.