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David Jonathan Lee

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David Jonathan Lee

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Alba Gómez-Cabello, Germán Vicente-Rodríguez, Isabel Navarro-Vera, Diana Martinez-Redondo, Carmen Díez-Sánchez, and José Antonio Casajús

The aim of this study was to provide information about the relationship of bone mineral content (BMC) and density (BMD) with some physical-fitness-related variables in a sample of women with fibromyalgia (FM) and age-matched women without FM. Twenty-eight women clinically diagnosed with FM (age 51.1 ± 8.4 yr, M ± SD) and 22 age-matched controls participated in the study. Whole-body BMC and BMD, lean mass, handgrip strength, quadriceps strength, and cardiovascular fitness were measured in all participants. The association between physical-fitness variables and bone-related variables was tested by linear regression controlling for body weight as a possible confounder. There were no differences in BMC or BMD between groups. Women with FM had lower values of handgrip strength, quadriceps strength, and VO2peak than the control group. Handgrip strength and aerobic capacity were associated with BMC and BMD and quadriceps strength was associated with BMD in women with FM; however, only VO2peak was associated with BMC in the group of women without FM. Bone mass of women with FM may be more susceptible to changes in physical fitness than that of the women without fibromyalgia.

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Arzu Erden and Murat Emirzeoğlu

individuals prevents them from perceiving and controlling notifications of internal sensations related to their bodies. Courtois et al 15 reported that body awareness plays an important role in anxiety and depression in a study of BAQ in individuals with fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome. The

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Bernadette D. Buckley and Christopher J. Joyce

include fatigue, myalgia, rashes, tendinitis, arthralgia, or arthritis. 11 In some cases, an incorrect diagnosis of fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, or spondyloarthropathy is given. Flu-like symptoms often manifest in the early stages and may include headache, neck stiffness, fever, and

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Nathan A. Lewis, Ann Redgrave, Mark Homer, Richard Burden, Wendy Martinson, Brian Moore, and Charles R. Pedlar

: implications for diagnosis . Free Radic Biol Med . 2007 ; 43 : 901 – 910 . PubMed doi:10.1016/j.freeradbiomed.2007.05.022 10.1016/j.freeradbiomed.2007.05.022 17697935 13. Jammes Y , Steinberg JG , Delliaux S . Chronic fatigue syndrome: acute infection and history of physical activity affect resting

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Danielle R. Madden, Chun Nok Lam, Brian Redline, Eldin Dzubur, Harmony Rhoades, Stephen S. Intille, Genevieve F. Dunton, and Benjamin Henwood

. Lastly, future studies are warranted to determine if exercise may have a different neurobiological impact on adults with SMI. For instance, adults with SMI may be more sensitive to fatigue post MVPA, similar to individuals with chronic fatigue syndrome ( Staud et al., 2015 ) and thus feel more negative

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Twan ten Haaf, Selma van Staveren, Danilo Iannetta, Bart Roelands, Romain Meeusen, Maria F. Piacentini, Carl Foster, Leo Koenderman, Hein A.M. Daanen, and Jos J. de Koning

suggested as a tool for early detection of overreaching. It was introduced in the field of overreaching research because slower reaction times were found in chronic fatigue syndrome and major depression, which shows symptomatic similarities with the overtraining continuum. 4 Indeed, several studies

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Yaser Alikhajeh, Elyas Barabadi, and Gholam Rasul Mohammad Rahimi

, Beavers R . Effects of a short-term aquatic exercise intervention on symptoms and exercise capacity in individuals with chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis: a pilot study . Eur J Appl Physiol . 2018 ; 118 ( 9 ): 1801 – 1810 . PubMed ID: 29923110 doi:10.1007/s00421-018-3913-0 10.1007/s

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Cuma Uz, Ebru Umay, Ibrahim Gundogdu, Hamid Amini, Fatma B. Uz, Ozlem Erol, Dilek Unalan, Fatma Y. Korkmaz, and Mohsen Akbarpour

-short form (IPAQ-SF) valid for assessing physical activity in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome? Disabil Rehabil . 2011 ; 33 ( 1 ): 9 – 16 . PubMed ID: 20446802 doi:10.3109/09638288.2010.483307 10.3109/09638288.2010.483307 20446802 12. Craig CL , Marshall AL , Sjöström M , et al . International physical