Report links workout, muscle disorder

Updated: March 23, 2011, 8:25 PM ET
By Adam Rittenberg | ESPN.com

A strenuous squat-lifting workout was the primary cause of 13 Iowa football players being hospitalized with a muscle disorder in January, a university investigation has concluded.

The investigation found the hospitalized players weren't responsible for their injuries and that the condition was not linked to use of drugs or supplements, according to the Des Moines Register, which obtained a copy of the report.

University of Iowa president Sally Mason was expected to formally present ...

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