The sports physical exam is known as a preparticipation physical examination (PPE). The exam helps determine whether it's safe for you to participate in a certain sport. The two main parts of a sports physical are the medical history and the physical exam.
A DOT physical is designed to assess and test the general health of people who want to drive and operate certain types of commercial vehicles. The DOT Physical Covers the following: Vision, Hearing, Blood pressure/pulse rate, Urinalysis, Physical Examination.