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 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 25
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.12968/ijtr.2018.25.11.597
  • Journal Name: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF THERAPY AND REHABILITATION
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.597-601
  • Keywords: Ankylosing spondylitis, Clinical Pilates, Exercise training, Kinesiophobia, DISEASE-ACTIVITY, TURKISH VERSION, RELIABILITY, VALIDATION, EXERCISE, INDEX

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.