Athletes with underlying heart problems can put themselves at risk by participating in high-intensity workouts.

The Athlete’s Heart Program at Hartford Hospital is a one-of-a-kind program in Connecticut that evaluates sports participants’ baseline risks and the potential effects of competition. It is the only program of its kind in Connecticut that provides medical evaluation and recommendations for competitive and recreational athletes with documented or potential cardiac problems.

The Athlete’s Heart Program balances an athlete’s medical management needs and risks with the benefits of continued athletic competition.

To access the Athlete's heart program, connect with one of our nationally recognized specialists.