Head athletic trainer Oscar Melero tapes a student-athlete's wrist.Sacred Heart Cathedral’s Sports Medicine Program. provides an excellent standard of care for our over 650 student-athletes in all 53 teams. The program provides injury prevention, evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation, as well as implements the ImPACT program, a computerized neurocognitive assessment tool for treating concussions. Our two full-time certified athletic trainers also serve as first responders on campus for the SHC community and provide medical care, education and information on many non-sports-related issues as well as all sports injuries.

Physical Forms and Medical Clearance

All student-athletes are required to have their medical clearance forms on file before trying out, practicing or competing for any team. This process has two steps:

  1. Complete the Student-Athlete Medical Clearance Forms
  2. Complete page 1 of the Athletic Pre-Participation Physical Examination form (including signatures). Your doctor will fill out page 2 at the time of your physical.

Injury/Illness Referral

Injury/Illness Referral Form

Automated External Defibrillators

On-Campus AED Locations
Philips AED Demonstration

Concussions

Heads Up: Reducing the risk of head and neck injuries in football
Homecare Instructions
CIF Fact Sheet for Student-Athletes
CIF Fact Sheet for Parents
Acute Concussion Evaluation Care Plan (Return to Play form)

Sports Nutrition

Eating Checklist and Game Plan

Staphylococcus Aureus or MRSA Infection

MRSA Patient Information
CIF MRSA Information
Medical Release Form for Wrestler to Participate with Skin Lesion