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Fayazi B, Parnow A, Ahsan B. Effect Aerobic Exercises on fatigue and quality of life in Women with Multiple Sclerosis . J Holist Nurs Midwifery. 2016; 26 (1) :30-40
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Effect Aerobic Exercises on fatigue and quality of life in Women with Multiple Sclerosis

By: Fayazi B1, Parnow A2*, Ahsan B3

1- Department of Sports Physiology (Cardiovascular Diseases), PhD candidate, Physical Education and Sport Sciences, Razi University of Kermanshah, Kermanshah, Iran

2- Department of Sports Physiology, Assistant Professor, Physical Education and Sport Sciences, Razi University of Kermanshah, Kermanshah, Iran

3- Department of Brain and Nervous Diseases, Assistant Professor, School of Medicine, Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences, Sanandaj, Iran.

Received: 2013/12/23

Accepted: 2014/04/19

Abstract

چمقدمه : نحوه ارتباط والدین با فرزندان با سبک فرزندپروری آنان ارتباط دارد.سبکهای فرزندپروری نقش مهمی در شکل گیری شخصیت بهنجار و نابهنجار در کودکان داشته و در صورت بکار گیری سبکهای ناکارآمد در تربیت کودکان می تواند منجر به پیامدهای منفی متعددی از جمله مشکلات رفتاری در آنان گردد.Introduction: Multiple Sclerosis Multiple Sclerosis is a chronic and autoimmune disease. Muscle weakness and fatigue leads to decreased functional capacities and diminished quality of life in Multiple Sclerosis patients.

Objective: The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of aerobic exercises on fatigue and quality of life in women with Multiple Sclerosis.

Methods: Fifteen women with Multiple Sclerosis (aged 33.68±8.22 years) and Expanded Disability StatusScale < 4 participated in this study. Subjects were randomly divided to experimental (8 patients) and control group (7 patients). The experiment group went through Modified Fatigue Impact Scale-5 aerobic activity for 8 weeks, 3 days/week, 20-40 min/day, with 60-80% of maximum Heart Rate on treadmill. Modified Fatigue Impact Scale-5 questionnaire on fatigue and quality of life (SF-36) and additionally, walking endurance of subjects were measured before and after program in both experimental and control groups.

Rیافته ها: نتایج نشان داد که سبک فرزندپروری مقتدرانه هم با نمره کل مشکلات رفتاری درونی سازی (003/RResults: Data analysis showed that the aerobic exercise led to improvement of quality of life in MS patients (P=0.001). Therefore, the exercise program led to a significant decrease in fatigue in experimental group (P=0.001); while fatigue increased in control group. Additionally, after the 8-week aerobic activity, walking endurance increased significantly in experimental group (P=0.000); and decreased significantly in control group (P=0.04).

Conclusion: Considering study results, it can be stated that aerobic exercises may increase walking endurance and improvement of quality of life of Multiple Sclerosis patients and decrease fatigue.

Keywords: Exercise, Multiple sclerosis, Fatigue, Quality of Life

*Corresponding Author: Abdolhossein Parnow, Sanandaj, Physical Education and Sport Sciences

Email: parnowabdolhossein@gmail.com

Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2016/02/24 | Accepted: 2016/02/24 | Published: 2016/02/24

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