ALS in Italian professional soccer players: the risk is still present and could be soccer-specific.

Abstract

We previously found an increased risk for ALS in Italian professional soccer players actively engaged between 1970 and 2001 (n =7325). The present study extends previous work with a prospective follow-up of the original cohort to 2006 and investigates the risk of ALS in two other cohorts of professional athletes, basketball players (n =1973) and road… (More)
DOI: 10.1080/17482960902721634

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@article{Chi2009ALSII, title={ALS in Italian professional soccer players: the risk is still present and could be soccer-specific.}, author={Adriano Chi{\`o} and Andrea Calvo and Maurizia Dossena and Paolo Ghiglione and Roberto Mutani and Gabriele Mora}, journal={Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis : official publication of the World Federation of Neurology Research Group on Motor Neuron Diseases}, year={2009}, volume={10 4}, pages={205-9} }