What is the typical outcome of a student athlete health screening?

Most high school student-athletes pass their health screenings and are cleared for sports activity. Those who are identified as having an underlying condition that could be dangerous are sent for additional medical testing.

It is very rare for student athletes to be excluded from participating in sports because of physical exam findings.
This content originally appeared online at Baptist Health South Florida.

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