Physical activity and epilepsy: What are the rules?

Joseph I. Sirven, Jay Varrato

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Abstract

Too often, fear needlessly keeps epilepsy patients from activity. Seizures during exercise are rare, and though some sports are risky, many are quite safe. Clinicians need to consider that some antiepileptic drugs affect performance and that exertion may affect serum drug levels.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)63-70
Number of pages8
JournalPhysician and Sportsmedicine
Volume27
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 1999
Externally publishedYes

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Anticonvulsants
Fear
Sports
Epilepsy
Seizures
Exercise
Serum
Pharmaceutical Preparations

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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Sirven, J. I., & Varrato, J. (1999). Physical activity and epilepsy: What are the rules? Physician and Sportsmedicine, 27(3), 63-70.

Physical activity and epilepsy : What are the rules? / Sirven, Joseph I.; Varrato, Jay.

In: Physician and Sportsmedicine, Vol. 27, No. 3, 03.1999, p. 63-70.

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Sirven, JI & Varrato, J 1999, 'Physical activity and epilepsy: What are the rules?', Physician and Sportsmedicine, vol. 27, no. 3, pp. 63-70.
Sirven, Joseph I. ; Varrato, Jay. / Physical activity and epilepsy : What are the rules?. In: Physician and Sportsmedicine. 1999 ; Vol. 27, No. 3. pp. 63-70.
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