Athletics

SPORTS MEDICINE

The Louisiana Tech University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics requires all student-athletes to receive medical approval / certification from a Louisiana Tech University Team Physician BEFORE a student-athlete is issued equipment and/or permitted to attend any practice, strength and conditioning sessions, and/or compete in any intercollegiate athletic events. The pre-participation physical examination must be administered by a Louisiana Tech Team Physician and must be completed on an annual basis.

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Incoming Student-Athletes

Incoming student-athletes must log into the NExTT Student Portal to input their demographic and insurance information.

Incoming student-athletes must complete and return the Incoming Student-Athlete Packet in order to be considered for medical clearance / certification: The Incoming Student-Athlete Packet includes the following forms that must be completed and returned:

       
  •  Health History Questionnaire    
  •  Health Insurance Information / Authorization Form    
  •  Medical Care Procedures & Insurance Coverage Information Form    
  •  Medical Exam & Authorization Waiver    
  •  LA Tech Substance Abuse Policy    
  •  NCAA Banned Drug List

Additionally, all student-athletes must provide a legible photocopy (front & back) of their Health Insurance Card and Prescription Benefits Card.

Physical examinations for incoming student-athletes will be scheduled with a LA Tech Team Physician according to the individual teams report dates or on the first day of the Fall Quarter.

 


 

Returning Student-Athletes

Returning student-athletes must log into the NExTT Student Portal to review and update their demographic and insurance information.

Returning student-athletes must complete and return the Returning Student-Athlete Packet in order to be considered for medical clearance / certification: The Returning Student-Athlete Packet includes the following forms that must be completed and returned on an annual basis:

       
  •  Health Insurance Information & Authorization Form   
  •  Medical Care Procedures & Insurance Coverage Information Form

Additionally, all student-athletes must provide a legible photocopy (front & back) of their Health Insurance Card and Prescription Benefits Card.

Returning student-athletes who did not undergo a physical examination in Spring must undergo a physical examination prior to resuming any strength & conditioning session, practice, game, and/or competition.

All physical examinations for LA Tech student-athletes must be completed by a LA Tech Team Physician.

If you are presently under the care of another physician for any chronic and/or recent injuries and/or illnesses, and/or if you have had any orthopedic or recent general medical surgeries, you must submit any operative and physician's notes and/or medical records related to the procedure(s) and submit a report and clearance on the physician's letterhead before you will be medically cleared to participate.


 

Required Forms

Returner Forms

Incoming Freshman, Transfer and Walk-On Student-Athlete Information