A Guide to Sports & Adult Congenital Heart Disease

Season: 2002

Submitted By: Dr. Andreas Hoffmann

Sports and Activity

Sports and the Heart

Can I die if I do sports?

How much can I do?

Getting Started

Some things they told you when you were a child may be different now; like:

Problems to be prevented

How the doctors decide restrictions

Best guide for getting active

Examples of Activities

High energy activity

Low energy activity

Burning Calories

Are you restricted?

No Restrictions

what about competitive activity ?

Usually restricted to mild intensity sports (or no sports at all)

Avoid Body Impact