The collapsed athlete

Sanjeev Malik, George Chiampas, William O Roberts

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

4 Scopus citations


As the field of sports medicine has evolved and expanded, emergency preparedness has become a critical skill in the repertoire of the sideline physician. While the large majority of medical encounters are nonemergent and self-limited, both quick recognition and appropriate response to life-threatening conditions are critical to a favorable outcome in a collapsed athlete.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationSports Cardiology Essentials
Subtitle of host publicationEvaluation, Management and Case Studies
PublisherSpringer New York
Number of pages21
ISBN (Print)9780387927749
StatePublished - Dec 1 2011


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