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Athletic Services

University Sports Medicine staff provides health care to athletes at all levels of competition. From professional and collegiate players to weekend warriors and sports newcomers, we offer a complete range of services on and off the field.

To make an appointment, please call: (601) 984-6525

Services we offer

Information for parents and guardians 

Download and print the documents below for student athlete physicals and for information about what to do after a concussion and before returning to play. 

Athletic trainer services 

Certified athletic trainers are available to provide education and evaluation and to act as a liaison between young athletes, parents, coaches, and physicians.

Sports medicine services

UMMC Sports Medicine is a group of board-certified physicians, specialized in their fields and serving as faculty at the state's only academic medical center. The physicians, athletic trainers, physical therapists, and other members of the sports medicine team provide comprehensive medical care for athletes at all levels.

Pre-participation physicals 

We offer physicals for student athletes in May.

Please print this form on one page, front and back.

Practice attendance and follow-up visits

We visit participating schools to follow up on injuries and evaluate new concerns. Our staff also attends daily sports practices for those schools to help ensure the health and safety of student athletes.

Athletic event coverage

UMMC Sports Medicine provides medical services for school athletic programs and community sporting events, from games and practices to tournaments. Our physicians treat all degrees of injury at the state's only Level 1 trauma center.

UMMC Sports Medicine coverage provides:

  • Injury evaluation
  • Treatment
  • Injury education and guidance
  • Liaison service among coaches, athletes, parents, and team physicians
  • Physician coverage on the sidelines of football games
  • Fast-track appointments with orthopaedic surgeons and family medicine physicians