Community exercise is feasible for neuromuscular diseases and can improve aerobic capacity

  title={Community exercise is feasible for neuromuscular diseases and can improve aerobic capacity},
  author={Amanda Wallace and Aleksandra Pietrusz and Elizabeth Dewar and Magdalena Dudziec and Katherine J. Jones and Philip J. Hennis and Annette Sterr and Gianluca Baio and Pedro M. Machado and Matilde Laur{\'a} and Iwona Skorupinska and Mariola Skorupinska and Karen Butcher and Michael I Trenell and Mary M. Reilly and Michael G. Hanna and Gita M Ramdharry},
  pages={e1773 - e1785}
Objective The aim of this phase 2 trial was to ascertain the feasibility and effect of community-based aerobic exercise training for people with 2 of the more common neuromuscular diseases: Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 1A (CMT) and inclusion body myositis (IBM). Methods A randomized single-blinded crossover trial design was used to compare a 12-week aerobic training program using recombinant exercise bicycles compared to a control period. The training occurred 3 times per week in community… 

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