Advancing the Preparticipation Physical Evaluation: An ACSM and FIMS Joint Consensus Statement
Roberts WO1, Löllgen H, Matheson GO, Royalty AB, Meeuwisse WH, Levine B, Hutchinson MR, Coleman N, Benjamin HJ, Spataro A, Debruyne A, Bachl N, Pigozzi F. Clin J Sport Med. 2014 Nov;24(6):442-7. doi: 10.1097/JSM.0000000000000168.
The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and Fédération Internationale du Médicine du Sport (FIMS) have released a consensus statement regarding preparticipation physical evaluations. The document describes preparticipation physical evaluations around the world, economic considerations, screening strategies, and controversy surrounding electrocardiogram screening.
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