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By David Martin

Importance of sports physicals discussed


The annual sports physicals are a lot more than a simple rubber stamp of approval for students to compete in school athletics, they could save a life.

The importance of those physicals was discussed Tuesday after questions were raised about why Castle Rock Hospital District didn’t conduct physicals at the high school like they used have in the past. Connie Fauntleroy, medical director at CRHD, said the main goal for the physicals were to find and diagnose possible heart problems that would end up being fatal for a student involved with school activities. Dr. Fauntleroy also said the physi...

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