DÄ internationalArchive1-2/2020Sport and physical activity in epilepsy

Original article

Sport and physical activity in epilepsy

A systematic review

Dtsch Arztebl Int 2020; 117: 1-6. DOI: 10.3238/arztebl.2020.0001

van den Bongard, F; Hamer, H M; Sassen, R; Reinsberger, C

For technical reasons, the English full text will be published approximately two weeks after the German print edition has been published.

Sportmedizinisches Institut der Universität Paderborn:
Franziska van den Bongard, MA; Prof. Dr. med. Dr. rer. medic. Claus Reinsberger
Epilepsiezentrum, Klinik für Neurologie, Universitätsklinikum Erlangen: Prof. Dr. med. Hajo Hamer, MHBA
Klinik für Epileptologie, Universitätsklinikum Bonn:
Dr. med. Robert Sassen
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