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Relationship between Changes in Fatigue and Exercise by Follow-Up Period

Discussion in 'Other Health News and Research' started by Dolphin, Apr 13, 2017.

  1. Dolphin

    Dolphin Senior Member

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    Free: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4826995/

     
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    Dolphin Senior Member

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    This trial is a mess (for various reasons).

    After an increase in the first month, people ended up on average doing less exercise than at baseline. Anyway for each of the four fatigue measures at the three time points, there were no correlations between change in fatigue and change in exercise.
     
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  3. trishrhymes

    trishrhymes Senior Member

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    I agree it's a mess - no properly defined patient population (6 months unexplained fatigue - many of them suffering anxiety, depression, stress, overwork etc.), no measure of the amount of exercise actually undertaken, etc etc.

    Remind you of anything?
     
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    Jan Senior Member

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    Lord help us, are these treatments being used in every continent now?
     
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    How do we know this isn't typical of such interventions, simply that others didn't report the level of exercise explicitly.

    edit - I didn't realise it was just more questionnaires. Why no actigraphy in such studies. Why? Why? WHY? ;)
     
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    But... but that's an objective measurement...! :eek:
     
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