The Pilates Method & Non-Specific Chronic Low Back Pain

Research Paper Title Treating non-specific chronic low back pain through the Pilates Method. Background The goal of this study was to review and analyse scientific articles where the Pilates Method was used as treatment for non-specific chronic low back pain (CLBP). Methods Articles were searched using the Medline, EMBASE, PEDro, CINAHL, and SPORTDICUS databases. The criteria used for inclusion… Read More

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Is Motivational-based Interviewing effective in the Promotion of Physical Activity for Women?

Research Paper Title The effect of motivational interviewing-based intervention using self-determination theory on promotion of physical activity among women in reproductive age: A randomized clinical trial. Background Physical activity (PA) prevents chronic diseases. Self-determination theory (SDT) provides a useful framework to understand the nature of motivational interviewing (MI). Objective This study aimed to determine the… Read More

Research: To Sleep or Not to Sleep

Research Paper Title Association between Perceived Insufficient Sleep, Frequent Mental Distress, Obesity and Chronic Dieases Amnog US Adults, 2009 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System. Background Although evidence suggests that poor sleep is associated with chronic disease, little research has been conducted to assess the relationships between insufficient sleep, frequent mental distress (FMD ≥14 days during… Read More