Activity ID



March 30, 2019

Format Type


CME Credit



CME Provider

American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation


This self-assessment contains 36 questions and enables you to assess your need for continuing medical education on the topic presented.

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Educational Objectives

Recognize the role of lactate in energy production, metabolic acidosis, and as an energy substrate.
Relate the concepts of lactate threshold measurements and performance prediction.
Identify the early and late symptoms of exercise associated hyponatremia (EAH); and understand the pathophysiology and risks of EAH
Differentiate the dilutional and depletional models of hyponatremia and how it relates to the endurance athlete, and be able to discuss the onsite treatment of confirmed and unconfirmed EAH during an endurance event.
To improve knowledge of the mechanics and pathomechanics of the overhead throwing motion as defined through the kinetic chain, and evaluate these abnormal throwing mechanisms with subsequent management of the related injuries.
Realize the role of exercise in the evaluation and management of patients with sport related concussions.
Describe the pathophysiology of lower extremity stress fractures.
Delineate the criteria used by the World Anti-Doping Agency to determine if a substance should be placed on its Prohibited List and the criteria used by various organizations to allow for a therapeutic use exemption.
Recognize the clinical capabilities of sports ultrasound beyond musculoskeletal imaging.


Medical Knowledge, Patient Care & Procedural Skills, Practice-based Learning & Improvement

CME Credit Type

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Practice Setting

Inpatient, Outpatient, Rural, Urban, VA/Military

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