Appendix A. List of Abbreviations AAFP

Appendix A. List of Abbreviations
AAFP- American Academy of Family Practice
AAP- American Academy of Pediatrics
ABIM- American Board of Internal Medicine
ACA- Anomalous coronary artery
ACC- American College of Cardiology
ACSM- American College of Sports Medicine
AHA- American Heart Association
AHRQ- Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
AMSSM- American Medical Society for Sports Medicine
ARVC- Arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy
*Athlete- any individual who engages in routine vigorous physical exercise in the settings of
competition, recreation, or occupation
CCA- Cardiac Care Associate
CDC- Center for Disease Control
CMRI- Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging
CPET- cardiopulmonary exercise testing
CT- Computerized tomography
CV- Cardiovascular
DCM- Dilated cardiomyopathy
ECG = electrocardiogram
Echo- Echocardiography
EP- Electrophysiologic
ESC- European Society of Cardiology
HCM- Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
HRS- Heart Rhythm Society
LA- Left atrium
LV- Left ventricle
MLB- Major League Baseball
MLS- Major League Soccer
NATA- National Athletic Training Association
NBA- National Basketball Association
NCAA- National Collegiate Athletic Association
NCDR- National Cardiovascular Data Registry
NFHS- National Federation of High Schools
NFL- National Football League
NHL- National Hockey League
NIH- National Institute of Health
PCPs- Primary care providers (pediatricians, family practitioners, internists, nurse
practitioners, physician assistants)
PPE- Preparticipation Evaluation
RA- Right atrium
RTP- Return-to-play
RV- Right ventricle
SV- Stroke volume
USOC- United States Olympic Committee
WADA- World Anti-Doping Agency
YSSA- Youth Sports Safety Alliance