Annual physical exams focus on health issues before they turn into serious problems. Our health care team creates a personalized plan for good health that can focus on wellness and healthy living.
In many cases exploring patient concerns and educating our patients on control of blood pressure, cholesterol and other risk factors can help patients avoid potential problems.
An annual physical exam can focus on changes to encourage a healthy lifestyle.
Physical Examinations for Participation in Athletics
A physical examination conducted by the Harvard University Health Services is required of all incoming students who are contemplating participation in intercollegiate athletics. This examination is a prerequisite to participation in any practice sessions and the issuing of equipment. It is therefore important that all freshman students who anticipate intercollegiate participation (varsity or junior varsity) appear for sports physical examnations according to the schedule in the Calendar of Opening Days.