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Activity Steps


Method of Participation in the Learning Process/Evaluation Method

Successful completion of this activity includes reading the entire article and successfully completing the post-quiz and an evaluation form.

Getting the Most out of the Activity

As you prepare to participate in this activity, please reflect on your practice and your patients and identify clinical challenges you hope to have addressed.

While participating in the training, identify ways you can use newly acquired knowledge, strategies, and skills to enhance patient outcomes and your own professional development.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Discuss the specific effects of ADHD on an athlete?s quality of life and sports performance
  2. Evaluate and discuss the major risks of medications used to treat ADHD that should be considered before they are prescribed and monitored after an athlete begins taking them; acquire knowledge of treatment options for athletes with ADHD
  3. Characterize the interactions of ADHD and various conditions that can coexist in the athletic population with possible symptomatic overlap, such as concussions and mental illnesses
Price: $25.00


  • ACCME 2.0 CME

Lippincott Continuing Medical Education Institute, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Lippincott Continuing Medical Education Institute, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Professions: Physician
Test Code: CJSM0718a
Published: July 2018
Expires: 7/29/2020
Required Passing Score: 80%
Authors: George G.A. Pujalte, MD, FACSM, Jennifer R. Maynard, MD, McKennan Thurston, MD, Walter C. Taylor III, MD, and Mohit Chauhan, MBBS