Participation in exercise and sport for individuals with minimal disability from multiple sclerosis

Smith, Moira (2021) Participation in exercise and sport for individuals with minimal disability from multiple sclerosis. PhD thesis, James Cook University.

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Abstract

Moira Smith developed and tested the feasibility of a novel flexible exercise participation program for individuals with multiple sclerosis. She found that the program was safe, feasible and highly acceptable. Importantly, the program enabled individuals with multiple sclerosis to find the right balance with participation in exercise and sport.

Item ID: 75524
Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Keywords: behavioural change techniques, COVID-19, exercise, high-level mobility, multiple sclerosis, neurodegenerative, Parkinson's disease, qualitative research, systematic review
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Copyright Information: Copyright © 2021 Moira Smith.
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This is a thesis by publication. Chapters 3 and 6 have been redacted from the thesis due to copyright restrictions.

Four publications arising from this thesis are stored in ResearchOnline@JCU, at the time of processing. Please see the Related URLs. The publications are:

Chapter 2: Smith, Moira, Barker, Ruth, Williams, Gavin, Carr, Jennifer, and Gunnarsson, Ronny (2020) The effect of exercise on high-level mobility in individuals with neurodegenerative disease: a systematic literature review. Physiotherapy, 106. pp. 174-193.

Chapter 3: Smith, Moira, Neibling, Bridee, Williams, Gavin, Birks, Melanie, and Barker, Ruth (2019) A qualitative study of active participation in sport and exercise for individuals with multiple sclerosis. Physiotherapy Research International, 24 (3). e1776.

Chapter 4: Smith, Moira, Williams, Gavin, and Barker, Ruth (2020) Finding the right balance with participation in exercise and sport for individuals with multiple sclerosis: protocol for a pre and post intervention feasibility study. BMJ Open, 10 (3). e035378.

Chapter 6: Smith, Moira, Neibling, Bridee, Williams, Gavin, Birks, Melanie, and Barker, Ruth (2021) Consumer experience of a flexible exercise participation program (FEPP) for individuals with multiple sclerosis: a mixed‐methods study. Physiotherapy Research International, 26 (4). e1922.

Date Deposited: 18 Jul 2022 05:39
FoR Codes: 32 BIOMEDICAL AND CLINICAL SCIENCES > 3209 Neurosciences > 320905 Neurology and neuromuscular diseases @ 40%
42 HEALTH SCIENCES > 4201 Allied health and rehabilitation science > 420106 Physiotherapy @ 40%
42 HEALTH SCIENCES > 4206 Public health > 420603 Health promotion @ 20%
SEO Codes: 20 HEALTH > 2003 Provision of health and support services > 200301 Allied health therapies (excl. mental health services) @ 50%
20 HEALTH > 2001 Clinical health > 200105 Treatment of human diseases and conditions @ 50%
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