1. Incorporate the Pre-participation Evaluation (PPE) tool developed by AAFP into practice.
2. Capitalize on opportunity presented by pre-participation visits to assess adolescent athletes for common co-morbidities, such as eating disorders and depression.
3. Create strategies for determining return to plan for athletes with back conditions.
4. Discuss management strategies for concussion, including imaging, medication, cognitive rest, and return to play.
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Belinda A. Vail, MD, FAAFP, Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Family Medicine University of Kansas, Kansas City, Kansas
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