Death during athletic training or competition often brings public media attention. Recent endeavors to attract amateur athletic competitions to Marion County, Indiana prompted a review of athletic fatalities.Trauma during training, arteriosclerotic heart disease, and congenital heart defects cause most fatalities. A prospective study has been initiated to investigate and document these deaths.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1987|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pathology and Forensic Medicine