Annual physicals help your doctor monitor your health and, if there is an issue, to address it in its early stages. These routine physicals will assess your medical history and any concerns with your overall health, emotional wellbeing, nutrition, levels of activity, and sleep patterns.
Sports physicals are required by most schools prior to allowing a student to participate in a sports program. The purpose of this exam is to catch any health issue that may be exacerbated by prolonged sports activity or exercise.
A DOT physical is required to maintain a commercial motor vehicle license. These physicals include a vision and hearing test, blood pressure testing, and screening for medications or physical conditions that would prohibit the operation of a commercial motor vehicle.