Health History | Heads | Heat | Hearts - The MHSAA's 4H Focus

Scroll down this page or click photo for resources pertaining to the MHSAA's major health and safety initiatives and more. Refer to this site frequently for the most recent information.

 

 
HEALTH HISTORY
MHSAA Physical Exam Resources

HEADS
Concussion & Mental Health Resources
 
HEAT
Heat, Hydration Resources

HEARTS
Cardiovascular Resources

NEW & NOTEWORTHY

Physical Exam/Medical History Forms

The most frequently requested and downloaded form is the Student-Athlete Physical Exam / Medical History Form. Schools may download any applicable forms below. 

The MHSAA Health Questionnaire will not be in use in 2021-22.  An MHSAA pre-participation sports physical is again required for all students who participate in sports in 2021-22. A valid 2021-22 physical examination (BELOW) must be completed on or after April 15, 2021.  Please inform students as early as 5th grade of this requirement and date.   

Sports Physicals: For the 2021-22 school year, an MHSAA pre-participation sports physical (below)  is required for all students who participate in sports. A physical examination must be completed on or after April 15, 2021, to be considered a valid physical for 2021-22. The MHSAA Health Questionnaire will not be in use for next school year. Please be sure to inform all parents and students – especially those who will begin middle school next fall – of the April 15 date. The MHSAA two-page physical form has not changed and remains on MHSAA.com. MHSAA physical cards can be ordered by schools as needed.

Concussion & Mental Health Resources

"Any athlete who exhibits signs, symptoms or behaviors consistent with a concussion (such as loss of consciousness, headache, dizziness, confusion, or balance problems) shall be immediately removed from the contest and shall not return to play until cleared by an appropriate health care professional."

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CONCUSSIONS

Concussion Insurance Benefits Information and Forms

Online Concussion Courses

Concussion Video Resources

MENTAL HEALTH

Bullying/Student Behavior

Benefits of Multi-Sport Participation


 Sport specialization is a threat to young persons' essential health and safety that presents as great a risk as head trauma, heat illness and heart failure. The antidote is balanced, multi-sport participation. The answer is school-sponsored sports. Resources and data promoting multi-sport participation.

 

Help from Our Friends

Below are links to helpful resources from related associations, organizations and partners dedicated to the health and well-being of school sports. We encourage you to visit these sites frequently.



Nutrition Resources from the UDIM



Resources from the Illinois HS Association


Resources for Secondary Schools

 



Michigan State Police


 


From the Minnesota State HS League


 


NFHS Sports Medicine Page