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KCE Reports 252 (2015)
KCE Reports 249 (2015)
KCE Reports 246 (2015)
KCE Reports 241 (2015) About 1 million young Belgians (14-34) are member of a sportsclub, and in addition, many others are practicing a sport outside the structure of a sport organization. As we all know, sport is very good for your health. But, unfortunately, but luckily very seldom, it can lead to a sudden death due to cardiac failure. The authorities already have made a lot of effort to limit the risk for sporters. But can we avoid this kind of shocking events by submitting young sporters, without heart complaints, to a systematic heart examination?