In support of Bryn Athyn College’s primary mission to enhance students’ civil, moral and spiritual life, through a program that fosters commitment, sportsmanship, and charity, the sports medicine department will strive to develop programming founded on integrity, accountability and scientific best practices. In keeping with this mission, we will provide professional and efficient care that will assure a positive healthy experience, that improves quality of life, as well as athletic success.
The Philosophy of the Athletic Training Room
- To serve as the source of care and referral when necessary for all Bryn Athyn College student-athlete.
- To provide the highest level of care for all individuals participating in athletic activities, by utilizing the most current and evidence-based techniques.
- To facilitate communication between all student-athletes, primary care personnel, coaches, and administrators.
- To utilize the best practice standards of the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA), the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA), and the Pennsylvania Athletic Trainer’s Society (PATS), and the Colonial States Athletic Conference (CSAC) to provide the safest conditions possible for the participation in athletic activities by all student-athletes.
THE STUDENT ATHLETE IS RESPONSIBLE FOR RECEIVING A PHYSICAL AND COMPLETING ALL FORMS BEFORE THE START OF SPORTS PARTICIPATION. ALL FORMS MUST BE SUBMITTED TO AND REVIEWED BY THE BAC SPORTS MEDICINE STAFF.
New Student and Transfer Athlete Forms
First Year entrance physicals submitted to the Health Center serve as your sports physical as long as the sports participation box is checked and cleared by Bryn Athyn Sports Medicine.
Returning Student-Athlete Form & Physical Information
Concussion Testing and Education Procedures
(It is mandatory for all freshman, transfer students, and junior student-athletes to complete impact testing and the concussion education video prior to participation in their sport.)
ADD/ADHD Medical Exemption Form
If you are being medically treated for ADHD, the NCAA requires the completion of the form below by your supervising physician.
All DOCUMENTS SHOULD BE SENT TO:
Bryn Athyn College Health Center
Sports Medicine Staff
PO Box 915
2945 College Drive
Bryn Athyn, PA 19009
Or fax (267) 502-4888
Sommer Hammoud, MD
Susan K. Fidler, MD
500 Willow Ave
Willow Grove, PA. 19002
Abington Memorial Hospital
1200 Old York Rd.
NCAA / NATA POSITION STATEMENTS:
Concussion Fact Sheet for Student-Athletes
Concussion Fact Sheet for Coaches
Preventing Sudden Death in Sports
Frequently Asked Questions regarding Act 59: the Sudden Cardiac Arrest Prevention Act
Sickle Cell Trait and the Athlete
NCAA Position Statement on the Sickle Cell Trait
NATA Official Statement on Steroids and Performance Enhancing Substances
NCAA Drug Testing
List of NCAA Banned Substances
National Athletic Trainers' Association
Pennsylvania Athletic Trainers' Association
Eastern Athletic Trainers' Association
NATA Board of Certification
EMERGENCY ACTION PLANS
General Ronald K. Nelson Field (Soccer, Field Hockey, Lacrosse)