NBA, Columbia University partner on cardiac program

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athletes throughout their career and after they retire to understand what happens to their heart over time.

“It’s important when you analyze an athlete, there’s a different frame of reference,” Engel said. “What we’ve put out there now will provide people a frame of reference to compare their athletes, whether they’re white or black of 7-foot-1or 6-foot-3. We’ve already gotten a lot of very positive feedback not only from team physicians in the NBA but other sports medicine doctors around the country.”