High School Sports

Department of Family and Community Medicine

Northern Nevada Sports Medicine Coalition (NNSMC)

Mission Statement:

To provide education and sports coverage for community athletes through volunteer efforts

Members:

Community Physicians, Physical Therapists, Athletic Trainers, EMTs

Goals:

  1. Provide injury prevention education.
  2. Provide coverage for high risk, contact, or collision sports.
  3. Provide protocols for sports-related injuries.
  4. Educate the community on wellness and an active lifestyle.
  5. Provide guidance with access to health care for sports-related injuries.

Additional proposed activities:

  1. Educational classes by REMSA — review of C-spine protocol.
  2. Sports medicine guideline manual for high school sports coverage for the state of Nevada.
  3. Establish law, mandates.
  4. The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine — sports medicine website, updated information for sports medicine.
  5. Provide coordination of pre-participation sports physicals.

For additional information, please contact Susan Park, M.D.: sparknv@yahoo.com

Sports Pre-Participation Physical Exams

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