# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Sports Medicine II Task 1136249139

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Explain the criteria used to determine readiness to participate in physical activities.


Explanation should include information used in identifying conditions that may predispose to injury, such as
  • medical history
  • pre-participation physical examination
  • baseline concussion assessment
  • mental health screening
  • assessment of activity-specific function.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What medical history issues should be noted? (e.g., asthma, allergies, sickle cell, cardiac, etc.)
  • What specific forms are required to try out for a sport on VA?
  • What should be included in a pre-participation exam?
  • What conditions would disqualify an individual from participating in physical activity?
  • Who is qualified to perform a pre-participation physical?

Related Standards of Learning



The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Use critical thinking to generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, and evaluative questions about the text(s).
  2. Identify and synthesize resources to make decisions, complete tasks, and solve specific problems.
  3. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  4. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  5. Analyze false premises claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.

Other Related Standards

HOSA Competitive Events

Health Science Events


Medical Spelling


Medical Terminology


Health Professions Events


Sports Medicine


NASM-Certified Personal Trainer

Chapter 6 Fitness Assessment

  • Explain the components of and rationale for an integrated fitness assessment.
  • Understand how to administer a health history questionnaire and then from that be able to stratify a client’s overall risk for fitness assessment.
  • Understand the importance of posture, how it relates to movement observation, and how to assess it.
  • Understand how to perform a comprehensive health-related fitness assessment, obtain subjective and objective information about clients, and how to use the information collected to help design an exercise program.