During last year’s sports physicals, Humble City Council Member Norman Funderburk, ninth from left, visited the Memorial Hermann Northeast Team in the Humble High School Wildcats locker room. With him, from left, are Wasyl Fedoriw, M.D.; Vivien Bond; Shaun Weaver, M.D.; Heath Rushing; Humble High School Athletic Trainer Amy Walker; Zayde Radwan, M.D.; Rima Cerone, N.P.; Robert Maniscalco; Humble City Council Member Norman Funderburk; Olubunmi Ogundadegbe, M.D.; and Marixa Maldonado, N.P.

Volunteer physicians affiliated with Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital are once again offering on-site sports physicals to Humble, New Caney and Sheldon ISDs' middle- and high-school athletes beginning in late March.

In addition, Memorial Hermann Northeast is offering on-site electrocardiograms for incoming ninth-grade student athletes who attend the middle schools affiliated with the Humble and New Caney high schools, and to all middle- and high-school athletes at Sheldon ISD. EKGs can detect problems with the electrical activity of the heart. The electrical system makes the heart contract and pump blood.

The schedule:

March 24 - Summer Creek High School

April 15 - CE King High School

April 29 - Humble High School

May 14 - Porter High School

May 20 - Atascocita High School

May 27 - New Caney High School

 

Physicals are required by the University Interscholastic League (UIL) for any student who wishes to participate in athletics. Results are reported to each athlete on site along with a recommended follow-up if problems are detected.

Questions about the screenings should be directed to the student’s coach or the school athletic trainers.

Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital is the official sponsor of Humble and New Caney ISDs' athletics. The hospital has sponsored a wide range of educational programs and screenings for student athletes, coaches and trainers.

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