Exercise and multiple sclerosis.

  title={Exercise and multiple sclerosis.},
  author={Lesley J. White and Rudolph H. Dressendorfer},
  journal={Sports medicine},
  volume={34 15},
The pathophysiology of multiple sclerosis (MS) is characterised by fatigue, motor weakness, spasticity, poor balance, heat sensitivity and mental depression. Also, MS symptoms may lead to physical inactivity associated with the development of secondary diseases. Persons with MS are thus challenged by their disability when attempting to pursue an active lifestyle compatible with health-related fitness. Although exercise prescription is gaining favour as a therapeutic strategy to minimise the… CONTINUE READING
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