Effect of Clinical Pilates training on the fear of movement in patients with ankylosing spondylitis


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Oskay D. , Tuna Z. , Baglan-Yentur S.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF THERAPY AND REHABILITATION, vol.25, pp.597-601, 2018 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 25
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.12968/ijtr.2018.25.11.597
  • Title of Journal : INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF THERAPY AND REHABILITATION
  • Page Numbers: pp.597-601

Abstract

Background/Aims: Exercise training has been shown to be beneficial in reducing symptoms in patients with ankylosing spondilitis. However, exercise effect on fear and avoidance of movement has not been assessed. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of Pilates training on kinesiophobia, disease activity, functional status and quality of life in patients with ankylosing spondilitis.