Health examination of a young athlete

We carry out sports medical health examinations of young athletes within the framework of the Health Insurance Fund’s prevention project “Health check of young athletes for the prevention of health risks related to sports”.

To make a reservation, please call the number: 6419510 or send an e-mail to:

Noorsportlase tervisekontroll

The visit fee of the health insurance health fund prevention project for young athletes is 5 €.
The price of a health check-up outside the contract of the health insurance fund depends on the examinations to be carried out (€45 – €92).

Noorsportlase tervisekontroll

Who qualifies for the Health Insurance Fund's prevention project?

All young people aged up to 19 (including) who train (including compete) in addition to physical education classes at least 6 academic hours a week. A health examination is performed for them only for a visit fee of €5.

Young athletes who train less than 6 academic hours a week are not covered by the Health Insurance Fund’s prevention project. Also athletes, whose purpose of the health examination is only to assess physical ability and collect data for planning future training. They are subject to follow-up by the family doctor as part of a routine health check-up.

Volume and frequency of surveys

In the instructions for the sports medical health examination, the volume and frequency of the health examination are determined according to the training times in one week.

Athletes who train

6-9 hours a week

(1 hour is 45 min of training)

  • sports doctor’s appointment
  • a thorough medical examination
  • EKG
  • spirography
  • additional studies for medical indications (ECG stress test)



Frequency: Every other year

Athletes who train

more than 10 hours a week

(1 hour is 45 min of training)

  • sports doctor’s appointment
  • a thorough medical examination
  • EKG
  • spirography
  • additional studies for medical indications
  • ECG stress test
  • complex oxygen consumption test*
  • additional studies for medical indications)

   Frequency: every year

*Complex examination of oxygen consumption is performed on young athletes in endurance sports and power-endurance sports (middle- and long-distance running, cross-country skiing, biathlon, biathlon, speed walking, swimming, cycling, decathlon, rowing, rowing, triathlon, orienteering) who have more than 8 hours of training per week or on medical on indication.

What do you need to know when coming for a health examination?

  • Please arrive 15 minutes before the booked time.
  • Before going to the study, you must fill out the  QUESTIONNAIRE E.K / QUESTIONNAIRE V.K.  When answering, parents should help young athletes or, in the case of younger ones, fill out the questionnaire themselves, because a child or teenager may not remember and know everything related to their health.
  • At least a few weeks should have passed since the acute illness when going to the examination.
  • On the day of the examination, the young person should not exercise before the examination, and heavy exercise should also be avoided the day before, because it interferes with the objective assessment of the health situation.
  • A referral is not required for health examinations of young athletes.
  • Basic and additional examinations (on medical indications) are free for young athletes.
  • The young athlete must bring an identity document (e.g. ID card, student card, passport) when going to the examination.
    If the previous medical examination took place in another medical institution, please bring the protocol of the previous medical examination (if available).

If a stress test is planned as part of the health examination, in addition to what is described above, the young athlete should:

  • eat 2-3 hours before going to the examination;
  • drink enough liquid;
  • do not drink coffee or strong tea on the day of the examination, alcohol must not be consumed during the day before the examination.

When coming to the stress test, the athlete must have:

  • a document with a personal identification number,
  • completed questionnaire,
  • sports clothes and clean sports shoes,
  • detergents and a towel,
  • drink (water, sports drink).

To make a reservation, please call 641 9510 or send an e-mail to:

When writing, note the personal identification number, phone number, sport, number of training hours and the name of the sports club.

If you cancel the appointment, please inform us at least 24 hours before the specified time. If the patient does not come to the appointment and this is not reported, then Innomedica OÜ reserves the right not to serve the patient in the future until the patient pays the fee for the missed appointment according to the current price list.

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Homepage of the Board of Health:

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