Study: Lingering COVID Symptoms in Young, Competitive Athletes Rare
The extent and effects of prolonged symptoms in athletes following COVID-19 infection has been an area of clinical uncertainty. In a new study published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, a group of researchers led by Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and the University of Washington School of Medicine (UW Medicine) show persistent symptoms following COVID-19 infections in collegiate athletes appear to be rare. Also rare is chest pain upon return to exercise but is nonetheless a concerning finding that may warrant further clinical workup.
The latest published findings stem from data gathered through the Outcomes ...