Neurologic disorders are conditions that affect the nervous system. Since the nervous system is the part of the body responsible for decision making and coordination, as well as planning and executing movement, disruptions in its function can have significant effects on the ability to perform athletically. Certain neurologic conditions can potentially be made worse through participation in sports. At the same time, the presence of other neurologic conditions can make playing sports unsafe. This entry discusses some of the more common neurological conditions ...

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