preparticipation

preparticipation

(prē″par-ti″sĭ-pā′shŏn) [ pre- + participation]
Pert. to something occurring before or as a prerequisite for engaging in an activity, esp. a sport. A preparticipation sports physical examination, e.g., is a preventive health exam to identify those who might be harmed by playing a particular sport or engaging in a certain activity.
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Preparticipation forms issued by IHSA will be available at the clinics but they must be completed and signed by a parent or guardian and presented at the time of the exam.
Preparticipation athletic examinations are an important opportunity for health care providers to identify athletes who might be more susceptible to a TBI and prolonged recovery (such as older children/adolescents and persons with a history of previous TBI or intracranial injury, learning difficulties or lower cognitive ability, neurologic or psychiatric disorder, lower socioeconomic status, and family and social stressors) (8) and to discuss sports-specific injury prevention strategies.
This textbook contains 49 chapters by orthopedics, sports medicine, and other specialists from the US, who discuss aspects of baseball sports medicine, including epidemiology and the biomechanics of baseball-specific movements; various injuries and their clinical examination, treatment, rehabilitation, results, and complications, as well as tips for managers; medical issues in baseball players, including preparticipation evaluation, nutrition, performance-enhancing drug use, and mental conditioning; rehabilitation and conditioning; and youth-specific baseball injuries.
Holst AG, Winkel BG, Theilade J et al (2010) Incidence and etiology of sports--related sudden cardiac death in Denmark--implications for preparticipation screening.
Their involvement includes but is not limited to preparticipation evaluation, sports injuries, athletes' medical conditions (3), nutrition (4) and doping issues.
(2015) Updating ACSM's recommendations for exercise preparticipation health screening.
Cardiovascular preparticipation screening of competitive athletes: A statement for health professionals from the sudden death committee (Clinical Cardiology) and congenital cardiac defects committee (Cardiovascular Disease in the Young), American Heart Association.
ACSM's new preparticipation health screening recommendations from ACSM's guidelines for exercise testing and prescription.
Though no consensus has been embraced regarding preparticipation screening for student athletes, the EKG standards applied in this program demonstrate the lowest false-positive rate for identifying arrhythmias [27].