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Exercise Guidelines for Persons With Multiple Sclerosis

Ronai, Peter MS, RCEP, CSCS*D, NSCA-CPT*D; LaFontaine, Tom PhD, RCEP, CSCS, NSCA-CPT; Bollinger, Lance MA, NSCA-CSCS

Section Editor(s): Sorace, Paul MS, ACSM RCEP, CSCS*D

Strength & Conditioning Journal:
doi: 10.1519/SSC.0b013e3181fd0b2e
Column: One On One
Abstract

MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS (MS) IS A CHRONIC NEUROMUSCULAR DISORDER, WHICH CAN IMPAIR A PERSON'S ABILITY TO WALK, PERFORM ACTIVITIES OF DAILY LIVING, AND LEAD A PHYSICALLY ACTIVE LIFESTYLE. THIS COLUMN DISCUSSES EXERCISE TESTING AND TRAINING GUIDELINES FOR MS DESIGNED TO IMPROVE HEALTH-RELATED QUALITY OF LIFE.

Author Information

Column Editor

1Exercise Science Department, Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, Connecticut; and 2University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri

Peter Ronai is assuming a new role as an associate clinical professor in the Exercise Science Department at Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, CT.

Tom Lafonataine manages PREVENT Consulting Services and is an adjunct professor at the University of Missouri.

Lance Bolinger is currently pursuing a PhD in Bioenergetics and Exercise Science at East Carolina University.

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