Fear of movement: factor structure of the tampa scale of kinesiophobia in patients with fibromyalgia syndrome.

@article{Burwinkle2005FearOM,
  title={Fear of movement: factor structure of the tampa scale of kinesiophobia in patients with fibromyalgia syndrome.},
  author={Tasha M. Burwinkle and James C. Robinson and Dennis C. Turk},
  journal={The journal of pain : official journal of the American Pain Society},
  year={2005},
  volume={6 6},
  pages={
          384-91
        }
}
UNLABELLED Chronic pain patients often report fears that movement will exacerbate their symptoms. The Tampa Scale of Kinesiophobia (TSK) was designed to assess fear of movement. Previous findings with the TSK showed inconsistent factor structures and varied measurement properties. The TSK was completed by a sample of 233 patients with fibromyalgia syndrome who were being evaluated for participation in a rehabilitation program. A principal components analysis initially derived a 5-factor… CONTINUE READING
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