Physical Activity

Physical Activity

Using physical activity to promote overall health and well-being

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Aging with Multiple Sclerosis

This article discusses research on physical and cognitive function, physical activity behavior, and physical activity interventions in older adults with multiple sclerosis 

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Effect of High-Intensity Exercise on Multiple Sclerosis

In the past, healthcare providers often advised individuals living with MS to avoid exercising for fear of triggering emergence of symptoms. Experts generally agree now that, just as exercise is good for almost everyone, it is equally beneficial for people with MS as well. 

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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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MS and Exercise a Literature Review

Given the high likelihood for disability and decreased neurological function, there have been concerns about the role of exercise in people with MS with a fear of increased injury. This article looks at recent articles evaluating the role of exercise in MS and can hopefully be used to guide decision making about the role of exercise in people living with MS.

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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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