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Activity Steps


The certificate for this activity is for PHYSICIANS.

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. To recognize that sports specialization in the growing athlete has profound effects on performance, short- and long-term injury risks, and joint health.
  2. To understand the effects of sports performance so that the clinician can effectively educate athletes, parents, and coaches.
Price: $40.00


  • AAOS 1.0 CME

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 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: JAAOS092001
Published: September 1, 2020
Expires: 9/1/2023
Required Passing Score: 7/10 (70%)
Authors: Drew A. Lansdown, MD, Caitlin M. Rugg, MD, Brian T. Feeley, MD, and Nirav K. Pandya, MD