Athletic Training and Sports Medicine - Sports - Intercollegiate Athletics at Penn State Altoona

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Athletic Training and Sports Medicine

Athletic Trainer
Jessica Welsh

It is required that if you are interested in trying out for any of our varsity teams, you must annually receive a sports physical exam, complete the two forms below, and obtain medical records (actual lab report) of your sickle cell trait screening. For more information on sickle cell trait screening, please refer to the last page of the Pre-Participation Physical Exam Form below.

If you have any questions regarding preliminary requirements, participation, or sports medicine, please contact your team's head coach.

Please download and complete the following two forms

  • Try-Out Forms
    Submit pages 1-4 of the try-out forms to your head coach.
  • Pre-Participation Physical Exam Form and Sickle Cell Trait Lab Report
    Schedule your sports physical with The Health and Wellness Center at the Sheetz Family Health Center on campus. Physicals will be conducted by appointment only. Students with an activated user ID (ex: abc1234) may schedule an appointment online at For new students and/or incoming first-year students without an activated user ID, you may schedule your sports physical by calling 814-949-5540. New students can be accommodated for physicals during SOAR (Student Orientation, Advising, and Registration) when you are on campus.