EIMS Pre-participation Screening FAQs

1. Who is this screening for?

This screening is for anyone who is interested in starting an exercise routine, and wishes to rule out major underlying health risks before doing so. The screening will provide an indication of the individual’s level of health risk, and the subsequent exercise prescription will provide the recommended physical activity regimen to manage the risks.

2. Why is this screening helpful?

The screening helps to identify underlying chronic health conditions and their risk factors, so that appropriate action can be taken in a timely manner. With the risk stratification, an appropriate exercise prescription can then be instituted safety.

3. How to do it?

Start by making an appointment with CSMC clinic via the CGH Appt Centre at 6850 3333. State that the appointment is for EIM Pre-participation Screening. You will go through a consultation with the doctor to review and determine your health status and exercise levels. Please bring along your identity card on your appointment date.

EIMS vs Athlete Pre-Participation Screening Package Components

The EIMS Screening Package is for anyone who is interested in starting an exercise routine but is unsure of their health status. The screening will provide an indication of the individual’s level of health risk, and the subsequent exercise prescription will provide the recommended physical activity regimen to manage the risks. The screening protocol is based on recommendations by the American Council of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and Exercise is Medicine (EIM) global.

The Athlete Screening Packages are for anyone who participates or intends to participate in competitive/recreational sports and would like a more thorough battery of tests to identify potential exercise risks, so that appropriate measures can be promptly taken. Although relatively thorough, the screening packages will not be able to rule out absolutely all underlying risks.

Package Type

EIM

Athlete

Screening Components

Young Athlete (Classic)

Athlete (Classic)

All Athletes (Deluxe)

Consultation (1st Visit)

X

X

X

X

Consultation (Repeat Visit)

X

X

X

X

Lipid Profile

X

X

X

X

Renal Panel I (Urea, Na, K, Cl, Creatinine, Glucose)

X
(Glucose Only)

X

X

X

Liver Panel I

 

X

X

X

Resting ECG

 

X

X

X

2D Echo (Full)

 

X

 

X

Chest X-Ray

 

 

X

X

Stress Test (Treadmill)

 

 

X

X

Full Blood Count

 

X

X

X

Urine FEME

 

X

X

X

**Disclaimer:

Kindly note that if participants are found to require further testing after the physical examination, the tests will be charged separately.