Sports Physicals


Sports physicals are a routine part of the school year for many children. Our board-certified pediatricians at Desert Valley Pediatrics specialize in providing school and sports physical evaluations for active kids.


It is important for growth and development that children receive daily physical activity. Some choose to participate in organized sports.  We offer preparticipation evaluations. These are designed to review the patient’s medical history and give them a physical examination to ensure their readiness to participate.

The healthcare provider will do a physical exam to check for:

  • Coordination, Ears, Flexibility, Heart, Height, and Weight
  • Blood Pressure and Heart Rate
  • Abdomen, Lungs, Nose, and Throat
  • Hearing and Vision
  • Strength, Reflexes, and Posture


Question: What Happens at a Sports Physical?

Answer: Our pediatricians will thoroughly screen your child to ensure they are well enough to participate in a physical activity. If the physician is satisfied with their findings, he or she may issue a sports physical form that you should take with you to the school’s athletic office.

Question: When Should My Child Get a Sports Physical?

The sports physical is good for one year and should be done at least six to eight weeks before the season starts.

For additional information about sports physicals, call Desert Valley Pediatrics, or request an appointment online today.


Desert Valley Pediatrics is proud to be a part of the Las Vegas community. With three offices in the local area, we have been serving families for over 25 years.

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Our healthcare providers have collectively over one hundred and fifty years of pediatric experience. They have spent the majority of their professional careers promoting health and well-being for the young people of Las Vegas.

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Desert Valley Pediatrics has an open calendar to help schedule your wellness visits and exams in advance, including same-day appointments to accommodate unforeseen illnesses.

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