Exercise and cognitive performance in chronic fatigue syndrome.

  title={Exercise and cognitive performance in chronic fatigue syndrome.},
  author={Dane B. Cook and Paul R. Nagelkirk and Arnold Peckerman and Ashok Poluri and John Mores and Benjamin H. Natelson},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports and exercise},
  volume={37 9},
PURPOSE To determine the effect of submaximal steady-state exercise on cognitive performance in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) alone, CFS with comorbid fibromyalgia FM (CFS + FM), and sedentary healthy controls (CON). METHODS Twenty CFS-only patients, 19 CFS + FM, and 26 CON completed a battery of cognitive tests designed to assess speed of information processing, variability, and efficiency. Tests were performed at baseline, immediately before, and twice following 25 min of… CONTINUE READING

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