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Promotion of Exercise in Multiple Sclerosis Through Healthcare Providers

Motl, R.W., Barstow, E.A., Blaylock, S., Richardson, E., Learmonth, Y.C.ORCID: 0000-0002-4857-8480 and Fifolt, M. (2018) Promotion of Exercise in Multiple Sclerosis Through Healthcare Providers. Exercise and Sport Sciences Reviews, 46 (2). pp. 105-111.

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Participation in exercise yields meaningful benefits among persons with multiple sclerosis (MS), yet this population engages in low rates of health-promoting physical activity. The disconnect between evidence of benefits and rates of participation requires consideration of new opportunities for changing this health behavior. The current article hypothesizes that the patient-provider interaction offers a fertile opportunity for promoting exercise behavior in MS.

Item Type: Journal Article
Murdoch Affiliation(s): School of Psychology and Exercise Science
Publisher: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Copyright: © 2018 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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