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Revista Cubana de Medicina

versión impresa ISSN 0034-7523versión On-line ISSN 1561-302X


DUANY DIAZ, Teresita Danayse  y  COLAS VIANT, Margiolis. Medical considerations around sports resuming after COVID-19. Rev cubana med [online]. 2021, vol.60, n.1, e1645.  Epub 25-Feb-2021. ISSN 0034-7523.


On March 11, 2020, the disease caused by SARS-COV-2 coronavirus, COVID-19, was declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO). Both in Cuba and in the world, governments have issued measures to protect the health of its inhabitants. The high transmission capacity of the germ and its high morbidity and mortality have had profound effects on all areas of society, and sport has not escaped this reality.


Define the levels of contagion risk according to sport; to develop general prevention recommendations regarding sports reincorporation in the post-COVID-19 stage and to establish measures for performing cardiovascular ergometric tests on athletes.


A review of scientific literature and research papers was carried out on exercise testing in the sports context and the returning of athletes in the post-COVID-19 stage.


Measures were drawn up in terms of actions to follow for avoiding contagion between athletes and accompanying personnel, after resuming sports practice, both in training and in cardiorespiratory functional tests.


The return to sports training and the performance of cardiopulmonary tests must comply with the recommendations regarding the resumption of athletic activity, where it will be the priority to minimize infections by SARS-COV-2 virus and to reduce the incidence of injuries in athletes subjected to a long period of distancing.

Palabras clave : ergometry; coronavirus infections; education and physical training.

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