Why Your Child’s Sports Physical is So Important – August 25, 2016


What Is a Sports Physical?

In order to determine if it’s safe for your child to participate in a particular sport, they must undergo a sports physical, also known as a preparticipation physical examination (PPE). Most states in the US now require that young children and teens have a sports physical before they can participate in a new sports season. But even if a PPE isn’t required in your state, your pediatrician will most likely recommend getting one.

There are two main parts to the sports physical:

1) Medical History

The doctor will want to obtain a full medical history of your child. To do this, he or she will need to ask a series of questions. They will most likely ask: Continue…!

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