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Title: Sudden death due to ischaemic heart disease in young Aboriginal sportsmen in the Northern Territory, 1982-1996
Author: Young, M. C.
Fricker, P. A.
Thomson, N. J.
Lee, K. A. P.
Date: 1999-05-03
Abstract: 'Incidence of sudden cardiac death attributable to underlying IHD was extremely high among young NT Aboriginal Australian footballers. Prevention will best be achieved by funding culturally appropriate long-term strategies to reduce the incidence of IHD. However, in the short-term, community-controlled programs with education of athletes, heat-stress reduction strategies, and cardiovascular screening should reduce the incidence of sudden cardiac death in sport.'
Source: Medical journal of Australia.
Volume: v. 170, no. 9 ; (p. 425-428)
metadata.indexnt.dc.subject.*: NT football development foundation
Coronary heart disease
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