Pain and fear avoidance partially mediate change in muscle strength during resistance exercise in women with fibromyalgia

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Larsson, Anette; Palstam, Annie; Loefgren, Monika; Ernberg, Malin; Bjersing, Jan; Bileviciute-Ljungar, Indre; Gerdle, Björn; Kosek, Eva; Mannerkorpi, Kaisa;
(2017)
  • Publisher: Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.2340/16501977-2278
  • Subject: Clinical Medicine | Klinisk medicin | physiotherapy; rehabilitation; chronic pain; physical exercise | Physiotherapy | Sjukgymnastik

Objectives: Resistance exercise results in health benefits in fibromyalgia. The aim of this study was to determine the factors that mediate change in muscle strength in women with fibromyalgia as a result of resistance exercise. Methods: Sixty-seven women with fibromyal... View more
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