Sports Physicals For All Athletes
A Sports Physical Exam helps determine whether it's safe for your child to participate in a particular sport. Most states actually require that kids and teens have a sports physical before they can start a new sport or begin a new competitive season. But even if a PPE isn't required, doctors still highly recommend getting one.
What to Expect
There are two main parts to a Sports Physical Exam, which includes a Medical History & a Physical Exam.
Why is a Sports Physical Important?
A sports physical can help you find out about and deal with health problems that might interfere with your participation in a sport. In most states Sports Physicals are required by the time you reach 7th grade.