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Physicals Schedule

2018 Fall & Winter Sports Physicals - Saturday, April 14, 2018

DCH SportsMedicine offers pre-participation physical exams two times each year (January and July) for a nominal fee. The Alabama High School Athletic Association and the Alabama Independent School Athletic Association require athletes who plan to try out for sports complete a pre-participation physical examination. Physicals are held at the DCH Sports & Medicine Complex on the campus at Northport Medical Center.

Click here to see the appointed time for your school. For more information, call 205-333-4778.

Preparticipation Physical Exam Form
Click here to download and print the physicals exam form. Please complete this form and bring it with you the day of your physical. The medical history section of the form must be filled out and signed by the athlete AND his or her parent/guardian. Please fill out forms in blue or black ink. We cannot perform a physical exam unless the form is properly completed and signed by the parent/guardian.

There is a fee for the physicals of either $15 cash or $10 cash and a piece of usable medical equipment. Usable medical equipment is defined as equipment in good condition with all of its working parts and pieces. Proceeds from the physicals benefit the DCH SportsMedicine Fund. The DCH SportsMedicine Fund, a part of the DCH Foundation, Inc., provides service and educational opportunities to area schools, colleges, recreational sports organizations and individuals. The DCH SportsMedicine Fund provides protective and preventive athletic equipment to area athletes, including breakaway safety bases for baseball and softball fields; face sheilds for little league baseball batting helmets, automatic external defibrillators (AEDs); and supplies/equipment for area high school athletic training rooms.

The following is a list of acceptable equipment:
  • Pair of crutches
  • Ankle weights
  • Thumb Splint
  • Ankle Brace
  • Shoulder Harness
  • Sling
  • Wrist Splint
  • Air cast
  • Walking boot
  • Knee brace
  • Knee Immobilizer

Note: Physicals will begin at 7 a.m. and end promptly at 12 p.m. Please see the schedule below for your school's time.

School Time
County Middle School

 8:00 a.m.

City Middle Schools

 8:15 a.m.


 8:30 a.m.


 8:45 a.m.

Tuscaloosa County High

 9:00 a.m.

Bryant/Tuscaloosa Academy/Holy Spirit

 9:15 a.m.


 9:45 a.m.

Holt/Central/Sipsey Valley

 10:15 a.m.

All other schools

 10:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.