Sports and trauma in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis revisited

@article{Armon2007SportsAT,
  title={Sports and trauma in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis revisited},
  author={Carmel Armon},
  journal={Journal of the Neurological Sciences},
  year={2007},
  volume={262},
  pages={45-53}
}
  • C. Armon
  • Published 15 November 2007
  • Medicine
  • Journal of the Neurological Sciences
An evidence-based review was undertaken of the literature published between 2002 and 2006 about sports, trauma and ALS in order to see if there were new data to modify the conclusions of a previous review (2003). The new data support the previous conclusions that physical activity and trauma are probably ("more likely than not") not risk factors for ALS (Level II conclusions). This review concludes also that the reports of an apparent excess of ALS in Italian soccer players likely reflect… Expand
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