Physical activity is associated with a decreased multiple sclerosis risk: The EnvIMS study.

@article{Wesnes2018PhysicalAI,
  title={Physical activity is associated with a decreased multiple sclerosis risk: The EnvIMS study.},
  author={Kristin Wesnes and K M Myhr and Trond Riise and Marianna Cortese and Maura Pugliatti and Inger Bostr{\"o}m and Anne Marie Landtblom and Christina Wolfson and Kjetil Bj{\o}rnevik},
  journal={Multiple sclerosis},
  year={2018},
  volume={24 2},
  pages={
          150-157
        }
}
BACKGROUND The lifestyle factors smoking and obesity have been associated with the risk of multiple sclerosis (MS). Physical activity (PA) may also be of importance. OBJECTIVE To examine the association between PA and MS risk in Italy, Norway, and Sweden and to evaluate the possible influence by established risk factors. METHODS In this case-control study, 1904 cases and 3694 controls were asked to report their average weekly amounts of light and vigorous PA during adolescence on a scale… CONTINUE READING
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