I think they may still be done on an ad-hoc basis. Once we were in, we lined up and had the nurse taking basic measurements, height, weight and also waist, as well as having blood pressure taken. Password Forgot Password? Many on here observe that apart from in Scotland where they still take place school medicals were phased out for cost reasons in the late s. Just an everyday tale of school medicals in the UK in the 60s and 70s.
I then had to perform various stretching, bending and flexibility tests, still fully naked, including walking back and forth across the room naked so the doctor could check my gait.
Strip Completly during physical exam when younger?
I was never asked to get dressed. Top Rated. I both cases was told to undress down to my briefs. I found it very embarrassing to strip in front of everyone and tried to keep my back to them all as much as was possible I remember the nurse telling me to hurry up as I must have been reluctant to finally drop my trousers. I was rather overweight and I suspect that was the reason for the exam — since very few other kids were examined during my time there. Video does not play.