Is a Spring Sports Physical Important? No matter what sport your child participates in this spring, all student-athletes need to have a sports physical complete before they begin to play. A sports physical can help ensure your athlete is in good health (both mentally and physically) before participating so that he or she can stay safe while on the field.
What a Sports Physical Screens For
- Heart conditions
- Breathing problems
- Joint problems
- Overuse injuries
Is a Sports Physical Different Than a Regular Wellness Check?An annual checkup reviews a child’s health and wellness from an overall standpoint, while a sports physical focuses more on whether a child’s health is ready for a sports season.
Spring Sports That Require Sports Physicals
- Cross country/ Track and field