A Female Soccer Player with Unusual Fatigability and Ventricular Arrhythmia

  • Erik Ekker Solberg
  • Terje Halvorsen
  • Knut-Haakon Stensaeth
  • Finn Hegbom


This is a female soccer player competing at national and international level. She is living as a single, in apparently healthy condition and without known clustering of cardiac diseases in her family. She did not use any drugs. She often suffered from banal upper respiratory infections and had exercise-induced asthma for a period during adolescence. Beside her career as a soccer player, she was working as a sales representative. Usually she trained between 7 and 12 times a week, depending on being in low- or high-season of sport events.


Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Ventricular Arrhythmia Soccer Player Late Enhancement Sales Representative 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Erik Ekker Solberg
    • 1
  • Terje Halvorsen
    • 2
  • Knut-Haakon Stensaeth
    • 3
  • Finn Hegbom
    • 4
  1. 1.Diakonhjemmet Hospital, Medical DepartmentNorway
  2. 2.Norwegian institute of Sports MedicineNorway
  3. 3.Norwegian institute of Sports MedicineNorway
  4. 4.Center for ArrhythmiaNorway

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