Effects of Pilates Exercises on the Social Physical Concern of Patients with Fibromyalgia Syndrome: A Pilot Study


Korkmaz N.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF RHEUMATOLOGY, vol.25, no.4, pp.201-207, 2010 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 25 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/tjr.2010.29
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF RHEUMATOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.201-207
  • Keywords: Fibromyalgia, social physical concern, pilates exercises, PHYSIQUE ANXIETY, TRAINING-PROGRAM, BODY-COMPOSITION, FLEXIBILITY, WOMEN, ENDURANCE, BALANCE, IMPACT, MUSCLE, IMAGE
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objective: The goal of this study was to investigate the effect of Pilates exercises on the social physical concern (SPC) of patients with fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS). We also aimed to determine the effect of Pilates exercises on strength, body mass index (BMI), pain, and depression.