Efficacy of different types of aerobic exercise in fibromyalgia syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials

  title={Efficacy of different types of aerobic exercise in fibromyalgia syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials},
  author={Winfried H{\"a}user and Petra Klose and Jost Langhorst and Babak Moradi and Mario Steinbach and Marcus Schiltenwolf and Angela J Busch},
  journal={Arthritis Research \& Therapy},
  pages={R79 - R79}
IntroductionThe efficacy and the optimal type and volume of aerobic exercise (AE) in fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) are not established. We therefore assessed the efficacy of different types and volumes of AE in FMS.MethodsThe Cochrane Library, EMBASE, MEDLINE, PsychInfo and SPORTDISCUS (through April 2009) and the reference sections of original studies and systematic reviews on AE in FMS were systematically reviewed. Randomised controlled trials (RCTs) of AE compared with controls (treatment as… 

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