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 community on wellness and 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 state of Nevada.
  3. Establish law, mandates.
  4. 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

TBA

Sports Medicine Handouts

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