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Introduction: Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is characterized by decreased strength and motor control, and compromised gait function. Reduced walking speed, balance and fatigue are the cardinal symptoms. In rehabilitation strength and balance training is commonly used. There is increasing scientific support of strength training for improving walking function. The evidence for balance training is yet flawed. It is known that neurologic damage in MS leads to increased cognitive processing in the planning of movements, which predisposes fatigue. Since fatigue is also associated with impaired balance, it can be hypothesized that motoric/balance training with an emphasis on cognitive load can affect gait and fatigue.
Purpose: The aim of the study is to determine whether there is a differentiated effect between strength and balance training measured by motor function, strength, balance and fatigue.
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Factorial Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Investigator), Primary Purpose: Treatment
Balance training, Strength training
Department of Public Health - Sport Science
University of Aarhus
Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-08-19T11:25:24-0400
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