High School Sports Physicals

High School Sports Pre-Participation Physicals
with Baseline Concussion Testing,
and Fitness Challenge

You could win a $500, $250 or $100 scholarship!

Date, time, location

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
The testing takes two hours
Northwestern Health Sciences University - Gym

Who can participate:

  • High school athletes
  • Students interested in fitness, a healthy lifestyle or sports activities - but do not participate high school sports

The student’s parent or legal guardian must attend.

Pre-Participation Sports Physical Exam

The Pre-Participation Sports Physical Exam fulfills the MN state law requirement for high school athletic participation. The physical exam is designed to:

  • Determine if the student is in general good health
  • Assess present physical fitness level
  • Assess physical size and maturation
  • Detect conditions that predispose student to injuries or illnesses
  • Evaluate any existing injuries or illnesses
  • Detect congenital anomalies that increase risk of injury or illness
  • Detect poor pre-participation conditioning that increase risk
  • Detect nutritional deficiencies or activities that hinder development and conditioning

Baseline Concussion Testing

The ImPACT test meets the MN State High School League (MSHSL) recommendation for Baseline Concussion Testing. The purpose of the exam is to:

  • Determine student’s brain function and visual function prior to injury
  • Determine if student has completely recovered from previous concussion

Fitness Challenge

Compete for a $500, $250 or $100 scholarship

The Fitness Challenge a fun-filled competitive atmosphere for the student to demonstrate his/her strength, flexibility and agility - with a chance to win a $500, $250 or $100 scholarship. All students will be evaluated for musculoskeletal balance and flexibility before participating in challenge to insure there is no contraindication to participation. The Fitness Challenge will:

  • Identify the student’s strength, flexibility and agility
  • Identify areas where student could improve
  • Determine where student rates based on national rankings

Who conducts the exams

Northwestern College of Chiropractic student interns perform the Pre-Participation Physical Exam and Baseline Concussion testing under the supervision of chiropractic faculty members and clinical staff who are licensed doctors of chiropractic. Chiropractic students who have been appropriately trained conduct the Strength and Flexibility Fitness Challenge.

Sponsored by Northwestern Health Sciences University in partnership with:

  • Noran Neurological Clinic
  • Minnesota Vision Therapy Center


Registration and fees

Cost is $25.00 for each student

Register online and choose a time for your exam. Walk-ins not accepted.

Register by Sunday, June 23, 2013:


Required documents

The following documents must be brought to the event or filled out on-site by the student's parent or legal guardian.

High school athletes:

Students not participating in a high school sport:

  • Statement from a physician that it is safe for the student to participate in a rigorous Strength and Flexibility Fitness Challenge - bring to event

If you have questions, contact:

Dr. Jonathan Williams
College of Chiropractic
952-888-4777 ext. 271






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