intermediary roles of disability, fatigue, mood, pain, self-efficacy and social support
summary: The authors studied whether there was an association between physical activity and quality of life in people with MS. They found that people who were more active had lower disability, depression, fatigue and pain.
authors: Motl RW, McAuley E, Snook EM, Gliottoni RC
source: Psychol Health Med. 2009 Jan;14(1):111-24 -pubmed
Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, USA. firstname.lastname@example.org
Physical activity has been associated with a small improvement in quality of life (QOL) among those with multiple sclerosis (MS). This relationship may be indirect and operate through factors such as disability, fatigue, mood, pain, self-efficacy and social support.