Physical Activity

Physical Activity

Using physical activity to promote overall health and well-being

The Influence of Cognition Impairment on the Fitness-Cognition Relationship in Multiple Sclerosis
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The Influence of Cognition Impairment on the Fitness-Cognition Relationship in Multiple Sclerosis

Cognitive processing speed impairment (PSI) is common and debilitating in persons with multiple sclerosis (MS). Exercise training has been proposed as a behavioral approach for possibly managing MS-related processing speed dysfunction.

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The Practice of Sport in Multiple Sclerosis

The practice of sport by people with multiple sclerosis has long been controversial. The aim of this article is to assess and report on studies evaluating the effects of sport on people living with multiple sclerosis. 

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Combined training improves walking mobility

Walking problems tend to occur among individuals who have lived with MS for a long time.This study examined changes in walking function associated with combined exercise training consisting of aerobic, resistance, and balance activities in persons with MS who had recent onset of gait impairment.

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Outcome Expectations and Physical Activity

This article seeks to explore the physical, social, and self-evaluative dimensions of outcome expectations for physical activity among persons with longstanding MS.

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Relationships Among Physical Inactivity Deconditioning, and Walking Impairment in Persons With Multiple Sclerosis

Problems with walking are common if you have MS and can affect your ability to perform daily activities and remain employed as well as your quality of life.

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Perspectives on Physical Activity Among People with Multiple Sclerosis Who Are Wheelchair Users
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Perspectives on Physical Activity Among People with Multiple Sclerosis Who Are Wheelchair Users

People with advanced multiple sclerosis (MS) are less physically active than those with milder forms of the disease, and wheelchair use has a negative association with physical activity participation.

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Exercise and Multiple Sclerosis
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Exercise and Multiple Sclerosis

Exercise has been proven to improve strength, attitude, bladder and bowel function, fatigue, depression and cardiovascular fitness in people living with Multiple Sclerosis. Megan Wiegel, DNP, ARNP-c, MSCN, discusses the benefits of exercise and Multiple Sclerosis.

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Yoga and Multiple Sclerosis

Megan Weigel, DNP, ARNP-c, MSCN, addresses the benefits of yoga and Multiple Sclerosis.

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