Syncope/presyncope in the competitive athlete

Chad Alan Asplund, Francis G. O'Connor, Benjamin D. Levine

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Abstract

Syncope is a relatively common event in the general population and is not infrequently encountered in athletes. The pathophysiology of all forms of syncope consists of a sudden decrease in cerebral blood flow, though there are many other mechanisms for transient loss of consciousness (TLOC).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationSports Cardiology Essentials
Subtitle of host publicationEvaluation, Management and Case Studies
PublisherSpringer New York
Pages163-179
Number of pages17
ISBN (Print)9780387927749
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StatePublished - Dec 1 2011

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Syncope
Athletes
Cerebrovascular Circulation
Unconsciousness
Population

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Asplund, C. A., O'Connor, F. G., & Levine, B. D. (2011). Syncope/presyncope in the competitive athlete. In Sports Cardiology Essentials: Evaluation, Management and Case Studies (pp. 163-179). Springer New York. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-0-387-92775-6_9

Syncope/presyncope in the competitive athlete. / Asplund, Chad Alan; O'Connor, Francis G.; Levine, Benjamin D.

Sports Cardiology Essentials: Evaluation, Management and Case Studies. Springer New York, 2011. p. 163-179.

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Asplund, CA, O'Connor, FG & Levine, BD 2011, Syncope/presyncope in the competitive athlete. in Sports Cardiology Essentials: Evaluation, Management and Case Studies. Springer New York, pp. 163-179. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-0-387-92775-6_9
Asplund CA, O'Connor FG, Levine BD. Syncope/presyncope in the competitive athlete. In Sports Cardiology Essentials: Evaluation, Management and Case Studies. Springer New York. 2011. p. 163-179 https://doi.org/10.1007/978-0-387-92775-6_9
Asplund, Chad Alan ; O'Connor, Francis G. ; Levine, Benjamin D. / Syncope/presyncope in the competitive athlete. Sports Cardiology Essentials: Evaluation, Management and Case Studies. Springer New York, 2011. pp. 163-179
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