Epidemiological evidence that physical activity is not a risk factor for ALS

  title={Epidemiological evidence that physical activity is not a risk factor for ALS},
  author={B. Hamidou and P. Couratier and C. Besançon and M. Nicol and Pierre Marie Preux and B. Marin},
  journal={European Journal of Epidemiology},
  • B. Hamidou, P. Couratier, +3 authors B. Marin
  • Published 2014
  • Medicine
  • European Journal of Epidemiology
  • To elucidate whether physical activity (PA) and sport increase the risk of developing amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a literature review of epidemiological studies was conducted according to the Meta-analysis of Observational Studies in Epidemiology guidelines. Six databases (Pubmed, Scopus, ScienceDirect, IngentaConnect, Refdoc and the Cochrane database) were searched to April 2014. Experts were asked to identify studies in press. Studies of interest were examined for their level of… CONTINUE READING
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