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66 results for "Chronic Disease"

Physical Activity Before and After Exercise in Women With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

  • Published on 1998

We measured physical activity after strenuous exercise in 20 women with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), compared to 20 sedentary healthy volunteers who exercised no more than once per week. Activity was measured for 2 weeks using a portable waistworn vertical accelerometer. After the first week of activity monitoring, all participants returned for a ...

Actigraphy-Based Physical Activity Monitoring in Adolescents With Juvenile Primary Fibromyalgia

  • Published on 03/27/2010

Objective Juvenile primary fibromyalgia syndrome (JPFS) is a chronic pain condition associated with significant impairment in physical functioning, but no studies have used newer technologies such as actigraphy to document objective physical activity levels in JPFS. Methods This is the first study to objectively describe physical activity in JPFS patients ...

Physical Activity Measurement Using MTI (Actigraph) Among Children With Cerebral Palsy

  • Published on 08/2010

Objective To investigate the validity of MTI accelerometer as a physical activity (PA) measurement instrument for children with cerebral palsy (CP). Design Participants were classified within Gross Motor Function Classification System I to III and took part in 2 activity sessions: (1) a structured activity protocol with increasing intensities and (2) a free ...