Objective: This self-directed learning module highlights medical coverage of sports events and artistic performances. It is part of the study guide on sports and performing arts medicine in the Self-Directed Physiatric Education Program for practitioners and trainees in physical medicine and rehabilitation. Using a case vignette format, this article specifically focuses on performance anxiety, exercise-associated collapse, exercise-induced asthma, transient quadriparesis, stingers/burners and anterior glenohumeral joint dislocations. The goal of this article is to improve the learner's ability to formulate and implement an appropriate evaluation and treatment algorithm for certain conditions associated with sports and performing arts events.
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