News Item - Sports - Intercollegiate Athletics at Penn State Altoona
Women's Volleyball Sports Physical, Sickle Cell Testing Deadline: August 1
All students who are interested in trying out for varsity women's volleyball at Penn State Altoona this fall 2013 must have a sickle cell trait screening in addition to a sports physical exam.
The deadline to submit the sports physical forms and sickle cell test results is August 1. Students will not be permitted to try out unless these tests are completed and submitted on time.
The NCAA has mandated that student-athletes undergo sickle cell trait testing beginning this upcoming sports season. For the necessary forms and information, visit the Penn State Altoona Athletic Training and Sports Medicine page at http://www.altoona.psu.edu/sports/training.php .
Students are encouraged to contact head coach Phil Peterman about the process of getting a sports physical exam and sickle cell trait lab reports. Coach Peterman can be reached at PRP11@psu.edu .
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