|Sports Participation Evaluation|
Credits: 1.00 Post-Assessment Questions: 4
Release Date: 5 Oct 2020
Expiration Date: 27 Nov 2021
Last Reviewed: 27 Nov 2020
Estimated Time To Finish: 60 Minutes
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Evaluation of a patient for participation in sporting activities has a traditional role in ensuring their health before enduring the effects and stresses of that particular sport. This form of patient evaluation has been used in both professional as well as amateur athletes; hence having a variable level of comprehensiveness. Many sports associations and leagues require a health exam, documentation, and paperwork from health care providers to certify that the subjects are healthy and ready for their sport of choice. Patients will undergo an assessment that includes personal medical history, family medical history, history of supplemental or enhancer drug use, a physical examination, and potential diagnostic tests. This activity reviews the fundamental components of a medical evaluation by the interprofessional team for an athlete and how these evaluations can be optimized to ensure that patients are medically safe, within a certain degree, for their choice of sporting activity.
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Authors: Khashayar Farzam
Editors: Hossein Akhondi
Editors-In-Chief: William Gossman
Chief Medical Reviewer: David Tapscott
Nurse Planner/Reviewer/Editor: Lisa Haddad
Nurse Planner/Reviewer/Editor: Bernadette Makar
Nurse Planner/Reviewer/Editor: Dorothy Caputo
Pharmacy Planner/Reviewer/Editor: Mark Pellegrini
Physician Planner/Reviewer/Editor: Scott Dulebohn
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