publication . Article . 2018

Aerobic capacity explains physical functioning and participation in patients with multiple sclerosis-related fatigue

E Driehuis; L Akker; V Groot; H Beckerman;
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  • Published: 13 Feb 2018 Journal: Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine (issn: 1650-1977, eissn: 1651-2081, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Foundation for Rehabilitation Information
  • Country: Netherlands
Abstract
Objective: To investigate whether aerobic capacity explains the level of self-reported physical activity, physical functioning, and participation and autonomy in daily living in persons with multiple sclerosis-related fatigue. Design: A cross-sectional study. Patients: Sixty-two participants with multiple sclerosis-related fatigue. Methods: Aerobic capacity was measured with a leg ergometer and was expressed as maximal oxygen uptake (VO2max, in ml/kg/min). Physical activity was measured with the Physical Activity Scale for Individuals with Physical Disabilities (PASIPD), physical functioning with the Short Form 36 – physical functioning (SF36-pf), and participat...
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publication . Article . 2018

Aerobic capacity explains physical functioning and participation in patients with multiple sclerosis-related fatigue

E Driehuis; L Akker; V Groot; H Beckerman;