the Preparticipation Physical Evaluation: An ACSM and FIMS Joint Consensus
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.