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Psychological support and effectiveness of resistance and power training with the relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) population (work case)

Desislava Ruseva, Petya Angelova

Abstract

Multiple Sclerosis is a condition that often affects all functional systems in the body, seriously impeding daily activities. The occurrence of functional disturbances results in loss of identity or social performance (mainly in patients with short remissions), especially in cases when the previous physical activity is strongly reduced.

The present case concerns a woman diagnosed with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis. The case work illustrates both the psychological methodology used in short terms, especially in the relapse period, and the benefits of resistance and power training, resulting in a positive change in patients with mild or moderate form of the condition.


Keywords

multiple sclerosis; psychology work; depression symptoms; resistance training with MS; power training with MS; MS training protocol

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14748/vmf.v7i1.4311

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