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Exercise in older adults with rheumatoid arthritis - a person-centred approach


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Title: Exercise in older adults with rheumatoid arthritis - a person-centred approach
Authors: Lange, Elvira
E-mail: elvira.m.lange@vgregion.se
Issue Date: 20-Nov-2019
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology. Department of Audiology, Logopedics, Occupational Therapy & Physiotherapy
Parts of work: I. Lange E, Kucharski D, Svedlund S, Svensson K, Bertholds G, Gjertsson I, Mannerkorpi K. Effects of Aerobic and Resistance Exercise in Older Adults With Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Arthritis Care and Research 2019; 71: 61-70.
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II. Kucharski D, Lange E, Ross A.B, Svedlund S, Feldthusen C, Önnheim K, Mannerkorpi K, Gjertsson I. Moderate-to-high intensity exercise with person-centered guidance influences fatigue in older adults with rheumatoid arthritis. Rheumatology International 2019; 39: 1585-1594.
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III. Lange E, Palstam A, Gjertsson I, Mannerkorpi K. Aspects of exercise with person-centred guidance influencing the transition to independent exercise: a qualitative interview study among older adults with rheumatoid arthritis. European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2019; 16:4.
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IV. Lange E, Gjertsson I, Mannerkorpi K. Long-time follow up of older adults with Rheumatoid Arthritis after four years. Manuscript.
Date of Defence: 2019-12-12
Disputation: Torsdagen den 12 december 2019, kl. 13.00, Hörsal Arvid Carlsson, Academicum, Medicinaregatan 3, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: Exercise
Rheumatoid arthritis
person-centred
physiotherapy
aging
Abstract: Physical activity and exercise are well known to enhance health and are recommended as part of the management of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). However, the level of physical activity among older adults with RA is found to be low and little research focuses on physical activity and exercise in older adults with RA. The overall aim of this thesis was to study different aspects of exercise with person-centred guidance in older adults with RA. Methods: A randomised controlled trial was performed to... more
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URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/61684
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