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The patients perspective on physical activity and work participation in rmds

Hambly, Karen (2018) The patients perspective on physical activity and work participation in rmds. Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, 77 (Suppl2). ISSN 0003-4967. (doi:10.1136/annrheumdis-2018-eular.7700) (KAR id:67663)

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Abstract

Fatigue and musculoskeletal symptoms are shared features of many rheumatic

work participation. Physical activity is particularly important in the management

positive adaptations1, but people with RMDs tend to be less physically active

Two hundred and sixty-eight individuals with antiphospholipid syndrome (APS)

years, 59% primary APS) on physical activity and exercise. It was found that 82%

that they do and 71% of participants were either motivated or very motivated to

increasing levels of physical activity and exercise were expressed as summarised

in table 1.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1136/annrheumdis-2018-eular.7700
Uncontrolled keywords: Physical activity; exercise; rheumatic disease; antiphospholipid syndrome; Hughes syndrome; APS; work
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RM Therapeutics. Pharmacology > RM695 Physical therapy
Divisions: Faculties > Sciences > School of Sport and Exercise Sciences
Depositing User: Karen Hambly
Date Deposited: 19 Jul 2018 09:06 UTC
Last Modified: 29 May 2019 20:44 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/67663 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Hambly, Karen: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3442-2493
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