Preparticipation Physical Evaluation (PPE) Monograph, 5th Edition

Preparticipation Physical Evaluation Monograph

The Preparticipation Physical Evaluation (PPE) Monograph, 5th Edition serves as a practical resource for health care providers to determine athletic medical eligibility, optimize sports participation safety, and promote healthy lifestyles. The PPE provides guidance on the proper timing, setting, and structure of the evaluation to improve the health and well being of athletes.

Preparticipation Physical Evaluation 5th Ed.

Developed by the American Academy of Family Physicians, American Academy of Pediatrics, American College of Sports Medicine, American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine and the American Osteopathic Academy of Sports Medicine, the Preparticipation Physical Evaluation (PPE) Monograph, 5th Edition is also endorsed by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association and the National Federation of State High School Associations. 

Table of Contents 

  • Chapter 1: Introduction
  • Chapter 2: Goals
  • Chapter 3: Timing, Setting, and Structure
  • Chapter 4: Health Privacy, Ethical Issues, and Legal Concerns
  • Chapter 5: General Considerations of the History, Physical Examination, and Medical Eligibility
  • Chapter 6: Systems-Based Examination
    • Cardiovascular Problems
    • Nervous System
    • General Medical Conditions
    • Respiratory System
    • Gastrointestinal and Urogenital Systems
    • Dermatologic Conditions
    • Musculoskeletal Concerns
    • Mental Health
  • Chapter 7: Female Athletes
  • Chapter 8: Athletes with a Disability
  • Chapter 9: Transgender Athletes
  • Chapter 10: Research
  • Chapter 11: Conclusion
  • Forms
    • History Form
    • Physical Examination Form
    • Athletes with Disabilities Form: Supplement to Athlete History
    • Medical Eligibility Form