Physical activity as an exogenous risk factor in motor neuron disease (MND): A review of the evidence

  title={Physical activity as an exogenous risk factor in motor neuron disease (MND): A review of the evidence},
  author={Ceryl A Harwood and C. Mcdermott and P. Shaw},
  journal={Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis},
  pages={191 - 204}
  • Ceryl A Harwood, C. Mcdermott, P. Shaw
  • Published 2009
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
  • Motor neuron disease (MND) is a devastating neurodegenerative condition associated with considerable disability and a poor prognosis. Despite improvements in symptomatic management in recent years, few therapies are available which modify survival. However, the challenge to find successful treatments would be greatly assisted by clearer elucidation of the underlying pathoaetiology. Many potential exogenous risk factors have been proposed as part of a gene-environment interaction in the… CONTINUE READING
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