Sport bei angeborenen Herzerkrankungen

Translated title of the contribution: Congenital heart diseases and sports

Friederike Wippermann, Renate Oberhoffer, Alfred Hager

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Daily activity is essential for children's development. Especially children with congenital heart disease do not burden adequate, even physical activity is benefcial for them. They should get used to activity and individual athletic performance. Once risks are defned or excluded in a cardiological examination, a detailed sports medical examination is recommended to give advice on individual intensity for leisure and school sports activities. By participation in sporting activities with their peers, they will beneft both physically as well as psychologically. Furthermore, children with congenital heart disease are able to experience their performance limitations.

Translated title of the contributionCongenital heart diseases and sports
Original languageGerman
Pages (from-to)21-26
Number of pages6
JournalKlinische Padiatrie
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2017
Externally publishedYes


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