Samuel called it “extremely dangerous” for athletes diagnosed with myocarditis to play competitive sports for at least three to six months, because of the risk of serious arrhythmia or sudden death, and several athletes already have made the decision to heed those dire warnings.
If you are diagnosed with Covid, seek an assessment from your personal physician prior to resuming training!
This study has flow charts on how to handle your training with Covid whether you are a recreational master’s athlete or competitive athlete. Bottom line, stop training as soon as you are symptomatic or test positive. The flow charts will help you decide with your medical practitioner if you need additional testing to resume activity. Stay safe and well!
This is a great read from Philip Skiba, MD. He has coached some of my pro triathlete friends and has been on the medical frontlines during Covid. He was also a consultant on the Nike Breaking 2 project. Exercising After Covid: What you Need to Know