TIRED OF BEING TIRED: Exercise as a Treatment for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Bailey, Stephen P. P.T., Ph.D., FACSM

doi: 10.1249/FIT.0b013e318201ca17
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LEARNING OBJECTIVE: • To gain a better understanding of the latest information and recommendations for exercise in people with chronic fatigue syndrome.

Patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome can improve their fitness and quality of life by participating in an exercise training program; however, special considerations related to exercise intensity and progression are important for the exercise professional.

Stephen P. Bailey, P.T., Ph.D., FACSM, is a professor in the Department of Physical Therapy Education at Elon University. He is the director of the Human Movement Laboratory at the Center for Fitness and Human Movement Study (a collaborative facility shared by Elon University and Alamance Regional Medical Center). Dr. Bailey's research focuses on brain function during exercise.

© 2011 American College of Sports Medicine.