All new and transfer student-athletes are required to complete a Health History Form which includes an athletic pre-participation medical history form, physical form and New York State Public Health Law immunizations form before beginning any intercollegiate athletic team participation for Roberts Wesleyan University. Sickle Cell testing is required for all new student-athletes, including transfer student-athletes. A waiver must be signed if test is declined.
All first year and transfer student-athletes trying out for an intercollegiate athletic team are required by the NCAA to have a physical examination completed by their personal physician or qualified health care provider no later than six months prior to the start of their competitive season. Sickle Cell testing is required for all new student-athletes, including transfer student-athletes. A waiver must be signed if test is declined.
Returning student-athletes must complete a Medical History Questionnaire, every year, within 6 months prior to the student-athlete’s first practice as long as there has been no change in health, including injury. If there has been a change during the past year, a physical examination is required.