March 2 - Pre-Participation Examinations

The state of New Jersey requires a physical exam annually for participation in scholastic athletics.The state mandated forms include a personal and family health history as well as physical exam, and must be completed by a licensed physician, advanced practice nurse (APN) or physician assistant (PA) that has completed the Student-Athlete Cardiac Assessment professional development module.  Completing the health history section will help highlight any health concerns that may require further evaluation and may prevent possible issues in the further, including sudden cardiac death and concussion complications.