The effects of home-based resistance exercise on balance, power, and mobility in adults with multiple sclerosis.

@article{DeBolt2004TheEO,
  title={The effects of home-based resistance exercise on balance, power, and mobility in adults with multiple sclerosis.},
  author={Louisa S DeBolt and Jeffrey A. McCubbin},
  journal={Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation},
  year={2004},
  volume={85 2},
  pages={290-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine the effects of an 8-week home-based resistance exercise program on balance, power, and mobility in adults with multiple sclerosis. DESIGN Experimental group design. SETTING General community. PARTICIPANTS Twenty-nine women (age, 50.3+/-8.5 y) and 8 men (age, 51.1+/-7.1 y) were stratified by disability level and age and were randomized into exercise (n=19) and control (n=17) groups. INTERVENTION The exercise group had lower-extremity resistance training 3 times a… CONTINUE READING

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