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Sports Medical Center

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    Sports

  • Description:


    San Javier City Council has a fully-equipped Sports Medical Centre. The technical manager is a Sports Medicine Specialist Doctor who is assisted by a Nursing Graduate. The Center provides medical check-ups and consultations concerning sports medicine.

    Location: in the Polideportivo Municipal de San Javier .The entrance is located in Maestre street, opposite the house number 60.

    Contact information: email: medicina@sanjavier.es. Telephone number to make an appointment: 968573700 extension 5154 (from 8:30 to 9:30 and from 13:30 to 14:00 hours).

    The objectives of the Centre are, among others, the following:

    • To prevent injuries or illnesses due to an inappropiate sports practice.
    • To orient sport activity depending on individual physical conditions.
    • To assist athletes and coaches in improving sport performance.


    Services:

    “Basic” medical check-up. It is made up of: clinical history, anthropometry, blood pressure measurement, cardiopulmonary auscultation, electrocardiogram, musculoskeletal examination, mouth and pharynx examination, far visual acuity testing and spirometry if necessary. Approximate duration: 30 minutes.

    “Normal” medical check-up. It is made up of: clinical history, anthropometry, blood pressure measurement, cardiopulmonary auscultation, electrocardiogram, spirometry at rest, musculoskeletal examination, exercise stress test on treadmill or cycle ergometer and a postexercise spirometry if necessary. Approximate duration: 1 hour. Especially recommended for people over 35 years old.

    “Advanced” medical check-up. It is made up of all the examinations included in the “Normal” check-up and, besides that, respiratory gas exchange analysis during the exercise to determine maximum oxygen intake (VO2max), aerobic and anaerobic thresholds and optimal training intensities. Approximate duration: 1 hour.

    Sports-related “Medical Consultations” as well as kinanthropometric profile studies, body composition and somatotype analysis and computerized vertical jump testing.

    Once the medical check-up is completed, a detailed MEDICAL REPORT is delivered and, if requested, the FEDERATION LICENSE and / or a CERTIFICATE OF FITNESS FOR SPORTS are signed.



    Why should you undergo a medical check-up?

    Physical exercise is instrumental in keeping fit and healthy. However, an inappropiate exercise practice may lead us to discomforts, injuries and, sometimes, to serious illnesses. Therefore, before start practicing a sport or any other physical activity it is necessary to undergo a medical check-up that alows us to know if we are in good conditions to do such kind of exercise. It is important as well to know how often we should do it, what is the appropriate intensity, if we have to take some preventive measures into account and, finally, what are the limits we cannot exceed.

    Who should undergo a medical check-up?

    • Those people participating in physical activities promoted by San Javier City Council Sports Service.
    • People who are going to start physical exercise practice or a sport and need a suitable orientation regarding their physical and health conditions.
    • People who regularly exercise and require medical control discarding any disease which potentially could put them in danger while making an effort.
    • Athletes needing a medical check-up to get a license to compete.
    • High level athletes who demand medical monitoring to enhance their performance.


    Both, physical exercise or practicing sports without medical supervision may involve some health risks. They should be prevented by means of a sports medical check-up or, at least, a questionnaire alowing to get an estimated health assessment. The questionnaire is aimed, on the one hand, to detect any health problem which may get worse when exercising and, on the other hand, to make some suggestions taking these results into account.

    You can get a Free Estimated Previous Health Report for practising sports by filling out the questionnaire which can be downloaded from the “Documents” section and sending it by eMail to: medicina@sanjavier.es. The report wiil be sent to you by eMail as well.


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  • Steps:

    • Users in General.

    Step 1. Make an appointment at the Medical Centre from 8:30 to 9:30 hours (Monday to Friday) and from 13:30 to 14:00 (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday)

    Telephone number 968 57 37 00 extension 5154.

    Step 2. Deposit the fee amount of the service at the Sports Center offices and get your receipt.

    Step 3. Attend the Medical Center on the day you have your appointment for. You will be asked to show your receipt.

    • Athletes from San Javier Sports Clubs

    Step 1. Register your request form (at the Sports Centre or at the Town Hall).

    Step 2. Make an appointment at the Medical Centre from 8:30 to 9:30 hours (Monday to Friday) and from 13:30 to 14:00 (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday)

    Telephone number 968 57 37 00 extension 5154.

    Step 3. Deposit the fee amount of the service at the Sports Center offices and get your receipt.

    Step 4. Attend the Medical Center on the day you have your appointment for. You will be asked to show your receipt.

  • Requirements:

    The Medical Centre services are available to anyone who request.

    Athletes from San Javier Sports Clubs, with sports license, who want to take advantage of the existing special fees for them, should fill out the request form which can be downloaded from the “Documents” section. The request will expire on the date on which the period of validity of the sports license, that is in force at the time of being registered in the Town Hall Registry, ends.

    Attire to wear for medical check-up: sports clothing including shorts (cycling shorts if you are a cyclist), sports shoe (if you are a cyclist take the ones you usually wear when riding you bike as well).

    People under the age of sixteen and those legally incapacitated or disabled, must attend the Medical Centre accompanied by their father, mother or legal representative.

  • Documentation to be provided:

    All your recent medical reports, blood tests and any additional exploration in your power which may be of interest.

    If it is the first time you attend the Medical Centre you have to deliver, properly filled out, the questionnaire about your medical antecedents wich can be downloaded from the “Documents” section.

  • Cost:

    Service fees are regulated by the currently in force Public Fees Ordinance .

    • Users enrolled in the City Council Sports Service
    Type of Medical Check-up Subscribers Non Subscribers
    Basic 9,00 € 12,00 €
    Basic for old age physical activities 6,00 € 6,00 €
    Normal (including exercise stress test) 18,00 € 22,00 €
    Supplement for blood lactate determination or gas exchange analysis in exercise testing
    22,00 € 44,00 €
    • Athletes from San Javier Sports Clubs
    Type of Medical Check-up Subscribers Non Subscribers
    Basic 6,75 € 9,00 €
    Normal (including exercise stress test) 13,50 € 18,00 €
    Advanced (including exercise stress test and gas exchange analysis) 22,50 € 30,00 €
    Supplement for blood lactate determination in exercise testing 22,00 € 44,00 €
    • Users in general
    Type of Medical Check-up Subscribers Non Subscribers
    Basic 19,80 € 39,60 €
    Normal (including exercise stress test) 46,20 € 92,40 €
    Exercise stress test and gas exchange analysis 39,60 € 79,20 €
    Advanced (including exercise stress test and gas exchange analysis) 50,00 € 100,00 €
    Supplement for blood lactate determination in exercise testing 22,00 € 44,00 €

    • Medical consultations

    Type of Consultation Subscribers Non Subscribers
    Basic 13,20 € 26,40 €
    Including resting electrocardiogram or a spirometry 16,50 € 33,00 €
    Including resting electrocardiogram and an exercise stress testing 39,60 € 79,20 €
    Including elastic or functional bandage 17,60 € 35,20 €
    Including putting a plaster splint 19,80 € 39,60 €
    Including putting in plaster 22,00 € 44,00 €
    Including articular or local injection 19,80 € 39,60 €
    Including treatment of local wounds 16,50 € 33,00 €
    Including articular drainage 22,00 € 44,00 €

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