Chapter 15. The Preparticipation Physical Evaluation

  1. Helge Hebestreit and
  2. Oded Bar-Or
  1. Eric Small

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470696255.ch15

The Young Athlete

The Young Athlete

How to Cite

Small, E. (2007) The Preparticipation Physical Evaluation, in The Young Athlete (eds H. Hebestreit and O. Bar-Or), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470696255.ch15

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 12 NOV 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405156479

Online ISBN: 9780470696255

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Keywords:

  • physical evaluation;
  • athletes;
  • cardiac disease;
  • hypertrophic cardiomyopathy;
  • musculoskeletal problems

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Evidence Base of PPE

  • Timing of the PPE

  • Type of Examination

  • General Recommendation for the PPE

  • History

  • Physical Examination

  • Blood Tests and Work-Y Up

  • Clearance

  • Common Pitfalls

  • General Recommendations

  • Conclusions

  • Directions for Future Research

  • References