Physical activity and epilepsy: What are the rules?

Joseph I. Sirven, Jay Varrato

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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
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 1999

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
  • Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation


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