A study carried out by American doctors this week has found that the Bee Gees 1977 disco anthem "Stayin' Alive" provides an ideal beat to follow while performing chest compressions as part of CPR on a heart attack victim.
The American Heart Association calls for chest compressions to be given at a rate of 100 per minute in CPR.... "Stayin' Alive" almost perfectly matches that, with 103 beats per minute.
Many people are afraid to do CPR beacuse they don't know how quickly to do it & there is always the fear that you will do more harm than good....but the study was done for 5 weeks and afterwards it was found to work.
The findings will be presented this month at a meeting of the American College of Emergency Physicians in Chicago.
So next time you're at a match and God forbid someone collapses, ask the guy to put stayin alive on the PA and off you go!