Multiple Sclerosis

Health beliefs and physical activity behavior in adults with multiple sclerosis

Susan L. Kasser, Ph.D., Maria Kosma, Ph.D. Published Online: August 17, 2012 DOI: Abstract Background Understanding how health beliefs intersect with physical activity in people with multiple sclerosis (MS) is an important step in developing effective activity promotion programs. Objective The purpose of the study was to employ the Health Belief Model (HBM) to […]

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Body mass index and waist circumference in persons aging with muscular dystrophy, multiple sclerosis, post-polio syndrome, and spinal cord injury

Kevin N. Alschuler, Ph.D., Laura E. Gibbons, Ph.D., Dori E. Rosenberg, Ph.D., M.P.H., Dawn M. Ehde, Ph.D., Aimee M. Verrall, M.P.H., Alyssa M. Bamer, M.P.H., Mark P. Jensen, Ph.D. Published Online: May 04, 2012 Disability and Health Journal, July 2012 Volume 5, Issue 3, Pages 177–184 DOI: Abstract Background Body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference […]

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Does an accelerometer accurately measure steps taken under controlled conditions in adults with mild multiple sclerosis?

Robert W. Motl, Ph.D., Erin M. Snook, Ph.D., Stamatis Agiovlasitis, Ph.D. Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, USA Published Online: April 05, 2010 DOI:  Background: Accurate measurement is required by researchers and clinicians who are interested in the physical activity behavior of individuals with multiple sclerosis (MS). Advances […]

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