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Rheumatoid Arthritis & Physical Activity

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Researchers from Chicago have found that too few adult patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) appear to be physically active. The study showed that 42% of adults with RA in the analysis were inactive. A lack of motivation and a lack of strong beliefs in the benefits of physical activity accounted for nearly 65% of the observed excess inactivity. The authors noted that interventions should be developed to increase motivation and encourage stronger beliefs in the benefits of physical activity for RA sufferers.

Abstract: Arthritis Care & Research, January 25, 2012.

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