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2013-2014 Sports Physical Examination Policies
Ø Prior to the first participation in interscholastic athletics, a student shall undergo a thorough medical examination and be approved for interscholastic athletic competition by a medical authority licensed to perform a physical examination. WIAA regulations state that those licensed to perform physical examinations include MD, Doctor of Osteopathy DO, Certified Registered Nurse (ARNP), Physician’s Assistant (PR), and Naturopathic Physicians.
Ø A current physical examination is completed prior to participation at the middle school level (grades 7-8) and must be dated AFTER JUNE 1ST OF THE 6TH GRADE YEAR. No exceptions!
Ø A current physical examination is completed prior to participation at the senior high level (grades 9-12) and must be dated AFTER JUNE 1ST OF THE 8TH GRADE YEAR. No exceptions!
Ø Physicals may be valid for 24 months from the date of the examination if all guidelines are met.
Ø Physical expiration dates must extend beyond the respective WIAA season ending date.
Ø Expiration dates occurring within a sport season shall require a new examination prior to that season.
2013-2014 Registration/Physical forms will be available at the Elementary, Middle School, High School and District Athletic Department main offices on or after June 1, 2013.
Further information may be obtained at www.kent.k12.wa.us/KSD/AT