Motivational interviewing may improve exercise experience for people with multiple sclerosis: A small randomized trial.

@article{Smith2012MotivationalIM,
  title={Motivational interviewing may improve exercise experience for people with multiple sclerosis: A small randomized trial.},
  author={Douglas C Smith and Deirdre Lanesskog and Leah R Cleeland and Robert W Motl and Madeline Weikert and Deirdre D Dlugonski},
  journal={Health & social work},
  year={2012},
  volume={37 2},
  pages={99-109}
}
People with multiple sclerosis (MS) are likely to benefit from regular exercise, but physical inactivity is more common among people with MS than among the general population. This small randomized study evaluated whether motivational interviewing (MI) affects adherence to and personal experience in an exercise program. Inactive people with MS participating in an eight-week exercise program were randomized to either three brief MI (n = 7) or three health coaching (n = 6) sessions. Session… CONTINUE READING