Sports Medicine

The purpose of the PIAA Sports Medicine Advisory Committee is to promote the health and safety of interscholastic athletes by serving in a medical advisory capacity to the PIAA Board of Directors, to encourage continuing education (in-service) programs for physicians, certified athletic trainers, and others who contribute to the sports medicine effort at the interscholastic level, to promote more effective working relationships among all persons associated with interscholastic athletics, and to provide, upon request, site coverage at PIAA Inter-District Championship Contests.

Membership on this committee shall include, but not be limited to, physicians, certified athletic trainers, other health professionals, and athletic administrators.

Members of the committee shall be selected by the PIAA Board of Directors in consultation with the Chairmen of the PIAA District Committees, recognized organizations of health professionals, and existing members of the committee.

The committee shall meet not less often than annually, at the PIAA Summer Workshop, and at such other times as may be determined by the Executive Director of PIAA.

Guidelines and other statements recommended by the Sports Medicine Advisory Committee and approved by the PIAA Board of Directors shall be printed in the PIAA Handbook each year.

The members of the PIAA Sports Medicine Advisory Committee can be found in the Handbook Section of the PIAA website under Rules and Regulations.