Each year, approximately 75 athletes between the ages of 13 and 25 years old die due to a heart related cause. Most of these athletes die suddenly during or after exercising. Dr. Keith Mankowitz, the Director of the Athletes Prevention Program at Washington University, is working to stop these deaths. Mankowitz, who is a cardiologist by training, has started a campaign to inform St.
Working behind the scenes, the Washington University athletics training staff has been vital to the success of the athletic program. Staffed by three certified trainers and one intern, the training staff is also comprised of 10 undergraduates from Wash. U. and four St. Louis University graduate students.
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