A general medical examination is not something exclusive to football. Any athlete must undergo medical tests that rule out risks to their health. It is advisable to perform an annual medical examination, for the simple fact of keeping track of our state of health. Likewise, it is useful to have a medical check-up every time a new sport activity is undertaken, to know whether you are physically prepared for it or not.
The medical examination is the set of tests focused on the investigation of possible injuries, alterations or organic anomalies. Depending on the purpose of the consultation, be it professional, sports or merely informative, the tests must be oriented in one direction or another. Normally, a cardiorespiratory medical examination, muscle mass, body mass, etc. are done first. Once the general examinations have been completed, more specific tests are carried out for organs and also hearing, sight, balance, and the locomotor. It is a general examination.