61K1-4.009. Post-Match Physical of Amateur; Suspension of Amateur Athlete  

Effective on Thursday, August 25, 2016
  • 1(1) Following each match, each amateur shall be examined by a physician licensed as an M.D. or D.O. The physician shall certify in writing the amateur’s physical condition and a professional assessment as to whether or not the amateur may need further medical treatment.

    45(2)  Physicians shall have a suitable place or room in which to make their examinations after each match.

    63(3) The examination given all amateurs shall address the following:

    73(a) Any injuries sustained during the match;

    80(b) Dehydration;

    82(c) Signs or symptoms of concussion;

    88(d) Vision;

    90(e) Balance.

    92(4) The physician shall consider the need to prepare a suspension form, suspending the amateur from participating in future matches until cleared by a physician.

    117(5) When an amateur is suspended under this rule, or for technical knockout or knockout, the physician who performs the post-match physical examination shall complete Form BPR-0009-578, “Suspension of Amateur Athlete,” (April 2016) adopted and incorporated herein by reference, which may be obtained at http://www.myfloridalicense.com/dbpr/pro/sbc/forms.html or at 165http://www.flrules.org/Gateway/reference.asp?No=Ref-07360167. The “Suspension of Amateur Athlete” shall be signed by the amateur sanctioning organization’s representative or by the physician and a copy shall be provided to the amateur.

    195Rulemaking Authority 197548.003, 198548.006 FS. 200Law Implemented 202548.006, 203548.0065, 204548.046 FS. 206History–207New 3-14-13, Amended 8-25-16.