To the Editor.—

At last, a diagnosis! I am a 42-year-old pediatrician, and I believe I have Sports Deficit Disorder with Hypoactivity (SDDH), residual type. The McGee-Burke criteria are easily fulfilled by my childhood sports history. As an adult, my indifference to sports is so great that colleagues ask me if I was born in this country. Whenever I feel the urge to exercise, I lie down until it passes. Last year I was heard asking my 9-year-old daughter what teams were playing in the World Series.

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