Study shows risk of sudden cardiac arrest from exercise is low among older adults

July 26, 2023

Every so often, you hear a tragic story about someone who collapsed from cardiac arrest while out for a run, or while racing a marathon. Often their running habit will be called into question, with speculators asking whether they were simply running too much. This can be unsettling, but a new study from the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles on older adults concluded that sports-related sudden cardiac arrest is exceedingly rare. Canadian Running