Pre-Participation Sports Exam For General & Special Needs Population (2020)

This course provides an overview of the requirements to conduct a pre-participation physical for young athletes, specifically those participating in Special Olympics.

Target Audience

Family Physicians in New Jersey

Learning Objectives

  • Detect conditions that may limit participation
  • Detect conditions that may lead to injury
  • Meet legal and insurance requirements
  • Assess athlete’s general health
  • Counsel athlete on health-related issues
  • Assess growth & development
  • Assess fitness level & performance
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AAFP Prescribed
  • 1.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 

Dr. Jeff Zlotnick (author) has no relevant financial conflicts of interest related to this activity.

AAFP Accreditation Statement

This Enduring Material activity, Pre-Participation Sports Examination , has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 1.00 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. AAFP certification begins 09/01/2019. Term of approval is for one year from this date. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AAFP Prescribed
  • 1.00 Attendance
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