Get Them Back into the Game!
To get your student-athlete back into action and on the field to play, they must complete the progression below without developing chest pain, chest tightness, palpitations, lightheadedness, pre-syncope, or syncope. If these symptoms develop, you should refer your child back to the evaluating provider who cleared them for Return to Play (RTP).
COVID Return to Play Procedures
A gradual return to play will be completed, with the athletic trainer to screen for a safe return to full participation:
• Stage 1: (2 Day Minimum)
Light activity (walking, jogging, or stationary bike) for 15 minutes or less at an intensity no
greater than 70% of maximum heart rate. NO resistance training.
• Stage 2: (1 Day Minimum)
Add simple movement activities (EG or running drills) for 30 minutes or less at an intensity no
greater than 80% of maximum heart rate.
• Stage 3: (1 Day Minimum)
Progress to more complex training for 45 minutes or less at an intensity no greater than 80%
maximum heart rate. May add light resistance training.
• Stage 4: (2 Day Minimum)
Normal training activity for 60 minutes or less at an intensity no greater than 80% maximum
• Stage 5:
Return to full activity. The athlete is cleared for full participation by our athletic trainer.
COVID Return to Play Form
Has your student-athlete tested positive
for COVID-19? If so, they must be
cleared for Return to Play by an
approved health care provider.
Please be sure to have their doctor
complete this downloadable form.
If you have questions about
your child's eligibility to return
to play after a COVID-19 infection,
call Molly Awiszus, our Athletic Trainer
at 508–529–7758 x2754.