Physical Activity and Its Correlates in Youth with Multiple Sclerosis.

  title={Physical Activity and Its Correlates in Youth with Multiple Sclerosis.},
  author={Stephanie A. Grover and Carolyn P Sawicki and Dominique L Kinnett-Hopkins and Marcia Finlayson and Jane Ellen Schneiderman and Brenda L. Banwell and Christine Till and Robert W Motl and E. Ann Yeh},
  journal={The Journal of pediatrics},
OBJECTIVES To investigate physical activity levels in youth with multiple sclerosis and monophasic acquired demyelinating syndromes ([mono-ADS], ie, children without relapsing disease) compared with healthy controls and to determine factors that contribute to engagement in physical activity. We hypothesized that greater physical activity goal setting and physical activity self-efficacy would be associated with greater levels of vigorous physical activity in youth with multiple sclerosis… CONTINUE READING