Sports Medicine Research: In the Lab & In the Field: American Medical Society for Sports Medicine Position Statement: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and the Athlete (Sports Med Res)
Wednesday, September 7, 2011

American Medical Society for Sports Medicine Position Statement: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and the Athlete

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and the Athlete: An American Medical Society for Sports Medicine Position Statement

Putukian M, Kreher JB, Coppel DB, Glazer JL, McKeag DB, White RD. Clin J Sport Med. 2011 Sep;21(5):392-401.
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The American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) has released have a new position statement regarding attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and athletes.

The position statement includes a directed review of the core issues related to the athlete with ADHD as well as 11 position and recommendations of the “AMSSM in respect of the diagnosis, treatment, and monitoring of athletes with ADHD.

At the time of posting, SMR was unable to find free access to the full-text of the position statement. It will hopefully be posted at http://www.amssm.org/Publications.html. If you find access to the full text of this position statement please share the link via the comments box below. 

1 comments:

Jeffrey B. Driban, PhD, ATC, CSCS said...

FYI: The Journal has published an erratum to this position statement (correction to an error):

http://journals.lww.com/cjsportsmed/Fulltext/2012/01000/Attention_Deficit_Hyperactivity_Disorder_and_the.16.aspx

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