CME Exam
Sports and Disability: Focused Review SAE-P Questions
Michelle Gittler, MD
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  1. 1. CME Exam Sports and Disability: Focused Review SAE-P Questions Michelle Gittler, MD Complete this section online at me.aapmr.org to receive instant CME credit and your CME certificate! 1. When were the Paralympics first held? (a) 1888 (b) 1922 (c) 1948 (d) 1960 Ref: DePauw KP, Gavron SJ. Disability and Sport. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics; 1995. 2. Which factor should be considered when assessing clas- sification for disabled athletes? (a) Medical diagnosis (b) Body habitus (c) Premorbid athleticism (d) Functional abilities Ref: IPC. Disabled Sports Classification 2009. International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Web site. Available at: http://www.paralympic.org/release/ Main_Sections_Menu/Classification/. Accessed June 5, 2009. 3. Who is Oscar Pistorius? (a) An amputee who petitioned to compete in the able-bodied Olympics (b) A wheelchair athlete with spina bifida who wanted to “run” on his high school team (c) An upper extremity amputee who played baseball for the St. Louis Browns (d) A paraplegic who competed in archery in the 1984 Olympics Ref: Associated Press. After legal wrangle, teen wheelchair racer competes against peers. USA Today. April 19, 2006. Available at: http://www. usatoday.com/sports/preps/track/2006-04-19-wheelchair-racer_x.htm. Ac- cessed June 5, 2009. 4. Which recommendation correctly applies to sports par- ticipation for children with Down syndrome? (a) Onlychildrenwhoplantoparticipateincontactsports should have screening radiographs of the cervical spine. (b) Atlantoaxial movement of more than 2.5 mm is an absolute restriction to all sports. (c) It is not required to repeat normal cervical films. (d) Even with no evidence of atlantoaxial instability, there are still some restrictions for sports partic- ipation for children with Down syndrome. Ref: Sanyer ON. Down syndrome and sport participation. Curr Sports Med Rep 2006;5:315-318. 5. Which statement is supported by strength and circuit training studies of children with cerebral palsy? (a) There is no long-lasting benefit to exercise. (b) Biweekly training increases strength by 20% to 70%. (c) Walking distance, but not speed is improved. (d) Aerobic power cannot be accurately measured in the presence of spasticity. Ref: (a) Verschuren O, Ketelaar M, Takken T, Helders PJ, Gorter JW. Exercise programs for children with cerebral palsy: A systematic review of the literature. Am J Phys Med Rehabil 2008;87:404Ϫ417. (b) Verschuren O, Ketelaar M, Gorter JW, Helders PJ, Uiterwaal CS, Takken T. Exercise training program in children and adolescents with cerebral palsy: A randomized controlled trial. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 2007;161:1075-1081. PM&R © 2010 by the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 1934-1482/10/$36.00 Suppl. 1, S55, March 2010 Printed in U.S.A. DOI: 10.1016/j.pmrj.2010.03.002 S55

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