Leisure time activity and physical fitness in patients with epilepsy.

@article{Steinhoff1996LeisureTA,
  title={Leisure time activity and physical fitness in patients with epilepsy.},
  author={B J Steinhoff and K Neus{\"u}ss and H Thegeder and Carl Detlev Reimers},
  journal={Epilepsia},
  year={1996},
  volume={37 12},
  pages={1221-7}
}
PURPOSE To assess social and physical activity by means of a controlled study based on a questionnaire and standardized clinical tests of physical fitness. METHODS In this controlled study, we assessed several issues of social and physical activity in 136 patients with epilepsy and 145 controls by using a questionnaire. In addition, we investigated physical fitness based on physical parameters such as body mass index and body composition and standardized tests of aerobic and muscle strength… CONTINUE READING