Every participant in a school sports team is required to complete a physical examination before participating, also called sports physicals.
Sports physicals have two parts…a medical history and a physical examination. Sports physicals evaluate an athlete’s health, fitness level, risk of injury and physical well-being. The physician is able to identify any conditions in advance that might prevent the athlete from playing the game or affect their performance. Sports physicals are recommended for students and adults that are taking part in: