Chapter 14. Neurologic Problems in Sport

  1. Professor Martin P. Schwellnus MBBCh, MSc, MD
  1. Paul McCrory MBBS, PhD

Published Online: 29 JAN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444300635.ch14

Olympic Textbook of Medicine in Sport

Olympic Textbook of Medicine in Sport

How to Cite

McCrory, P. (2008) Neurologic Problems in Sport, in Olympic Textbook of Medicine in Sport (ed M. P. Schwellnus), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444300635.ch14

Editor Information

  1. UCT/MRC Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa

Author Information

  1. Centre for Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 JAN 2009
  2. Published Print: 10 OCT 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405156370

Online ISBN: 9781444300635



  • headache and sport;
  • exercise-related headache syndromes;
  • effort headache;
  • stroke and sport;
  • epilepsy and sport;
  • other neurolologic conditions and exercise — multiple sclerosis, parkinson's disease


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Headache and sport

  • Stroke and sport

  • Epilepsy and sport

  • Other neurolologic conditions and exercise

  • References