Exercise preparticipation examinations: Test your skills with these 5 questions
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Randolph Pearson, MD, FAAFP, FACSM, is a Professor in the Michigan State University (MSU) Department of Family Medicine and Assistant Dean for Graduate Medical Education for the College of Human Medicine, East Lansing. He is the Senior Associate Director of the Sparrow/MSU Family Medicine Residency and team physician for MSU Football. Dr. Pearson is also a faculty member of the National Family Medicine Board Review course.

Question 1 of 5

A 12-year-old boy visits your office for a sports preparticipation exam. His history is unremarkable except for an orchiectomy for an undescended testicle as a toddler.

His physical examination is normal except for the single testicle.

What is the best advice about sports participation for this boy because of the loss of 1 testicle?

He can participate in all sports without concern.

He should use caution when participating in collision sports.

He should not be allowed to participate in collision sports.

He must wear increased protection when participating in any sport.

This quiz is not accredited for CME.

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