Friday Jul 21, 2023

Athletes with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder with Dr. Dusty Narducci. EP#536

In this episode of the AMSSM CRN Spotlight Podcast (T: @TheAMSSM) host Dr. Jeremy Schroeder, DO, (T: @thejschro) is joined by Dr. Dusty Narducci (T: @NarducciDusty) to discuss the updated AMSSM Position Statement regarding Athletes With Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder.

Dr. Narducci served as a co-author on the position statement, and in this conversation, she addresses the following topics:

  • Why the position statement, which was originally published in 2011, was updated
  • The recommended approach for diagnosis and management of athletes with ADHD
  • Identifying the most common doppelgangers for ADHD and how to diagnose them
  • Some of the key points related to the new diversity, equity, and inclusivity section
  • Pharmacotherapy and the various medical treatment options for athletes with ADHD
  • The role of exercise in the treatment of ADHD
  • The relationship between ADHD and concussions
  • Regulatory issues


Athletes With Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Position Statement of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine

Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder in Athletes: More Than Self-Rating Scales and Stimulants – Key Messages from the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine Position Statement

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