Canadian questionnaire indicates risks in long races like São Silvestre – I athlete

São Silvestre needs care (Photo: Marcos Ribolli)

Once again, the São Silvestre International Race It will take place in the morning, starting and arriving at Av. Paulista. Wheelchair users will have the first departure, at 6:50 a.m., and other people with special needs, at 6:55 a.m. Our elite female athletes will depart at 8:40 a.m. and shortly after, at 9:00 a.m., the elite male athletes, special team (men and women) and general athletes will depart.

So let’s remember recommendations for athletes undergoing various treatments, particularly in cardiology. Find your cardiologist to consult him, explaining that he intends to run the 15 km of São Silvestre. A assessmentas we have already explained in a previous article, must include laboratory tests to mainly study the levels of glucose, fats (cholesterol and triglycerides), a stress test until exhaustion (inform the doctor who will carry out your examination of this limit) – which is very important – and the evaluation of your physical and clinical state will then be completed.

Preparation guided by a coach (diploma) must already be well advanced, which makes a difference in the quality of the aptitude and prevention of grooves medical problems.

A common fact is the impossibility for many to pass the doctor before a popular race. It is for this reason that in Canada, to reduce the risks of street racingA quiz very simple, aimed at the thousands of people who participate in these races, which will be answered by those who have not yet gone to the doctor.

This questionnaire, known as the “PAR-Q (Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire), is a simple preselectionsports. It consists of seven questions to which you answer “yes” or “no”. If the answer is “yes”, the sporty You are required to consult a doctor before participating in this program. evidence. If all honest answers are “no”, the possibility of the individual being at risk during the physical activity. As it is very simple, it simply serves alert and does not replace a specialized medical evaluation. Let’s go:

Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire (PAR-Q)
1- Has a doctor ever told you that you have cardiac problem and that you should only practice physical activity with monitoring health professionals?
2- Do you feel chest pain or a feeling of heaviness or palpitations When do you practice physical activity?
3- During the last month, have you felt pain or badbe in the chest during physical activity?
4-.You present imbalance because of dizziness and/or loss of consciousness?
5- Do you have any bone problem/articulate or muscle Could this be made worse by physical activity?
6- Are you currently taking medication for arterial pressure and/or other problem heart?
7- Do you know of any other reasons why you should not do physical activity?

If you require a medical evaluation, do not enter the race without having done so.

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