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Covid-19 infections among adolescents have led to significant decreases in physical activity and fitness. Many adolescents have been subject to return to play clearance before being able to get back to their sport. Protocols are not only a moving target but are also different from school to school, and county to county. Many patients are not involved in the decision making process of when they get to play again, and furthermore end up being out of sport longer than they need to due to the ordering of unnecessary tests, and long wait times for them. The aim of this study was to provide triage nurses and clinical site supervisor the most up to date and easy to use return to play protocol; to prevent unnecessary doctor’s visits and allow patients to be more engaged in the return to play decision making process.

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South Burlington Family Medicine

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Community Health and Preventive Medicine | Primary Care | Public Health Education and Promotion | Sports Sciences

Return to Play Following Covid-19