Dear Football Parents/Guardians,

I am pleased to announce that the Pope John Football Team will have their sports physicals completed by
Team Physician Dr. Dean Padavan and his team on June 8th, 2013 at their office in Sparta. Dr. Padavan's team
includes Family Practitioners/Internal Medicine Physicians that are Fellowship trained in Sports Medicine.

Dr. Padavan and his team will provide a comprehensive sports physical that has an emphasis on the cardiac, pulmonary, and musculoskeletal systems. Any student/athlete that has an abnormal cardiac evaluation will receive an EKG for further information.  Cardiology Fellows will review all results the same day.  At the completion of the physical, the physicians will offer sports specific advice and injury prevention strategies.

Please take note of the important information below:   
1.) All paperwork must be completed, especially PART-A of the physical packet that was mailed to you already.

     You can also Download here.  

2.) The Appointments scheduling/process will be as follows:

      - If you would like a physical through Atlantic Sports Health please RSVP to myself at   
. Please include in the email your sons name and current grade.   
     -  I will then coordinate with Atlantic Sports Health to schedule your son.    

     -  Finally you will receive a follow up email from myself with your son's appointment time.    

3.) All physical packets are due by June 10, 2013.  No football player will be allowed to participate in camps
    or practices unless all paperwork is completed.


The fee for the physical is only $30.00 and can be paid through cash or check made out to: Pope John XXIII High School. 

The address of Atlantic Health Sports facility is where the physicals will be taken place is: 
Atlantic Sports Health
89 Sparta Avenue, suite 205
Sparta, NJ 07871

I strongly encourage all football players to receive this comprehensive sports physical with Dr. Padavan and
I look forward to hearing form you soon. In the meantime, please don't hesitate to reach out to me with any
immediate questions using the contact information below. 

Thank You,

Danielle Palestina ATC

973-729-6125 ext. 241

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