Research Database

Association of sedentary time and physical activity with pain, fatigue, and impact of fibromyalgia: the al-Ándalus study

  • Published on Dec 8, 2015

Abstract: We examined the association of objectively measured sedentary time (ST) and physical activity (PA) levels with pain, fatigue, and the impact of the disease in women with fibromyalgia. Four hundred and nineteen (mean age ± SD = 51.7 ± 7.6 years old) women with fibromyalgia participated. ST and PA levels (light, moderate, and moderate-to-vigorous [...

Does physical activity influence the relationship between low back pain and obesity?

  • Published on Feb. 1, 2014

Background Context: Evidence supporting an association between obesity and low back pain (LBP) continues to grow; yet little is known about the cause and effect of this relationship. Even less is known about the mechanisms linking the two. Physical activity is a logical suspect, but no study has demonstrated its ...

An investigation of association between chronic musculoskeletal pain and cardiovascular disease in the Health Survey for England (2008)

  • Published on Oct. 24, 2013

Background Chronic musculoskeletal pain (CMP) may be associated with cardiovascular disease (CVD). This study aimed to investigate the association between CMP and CVD, and the contribution of physical activity and sedentary behaviour to any association. Methods We performed a secondary analysis of 3332 middle-aged (45-64 years) and 2022 older (65+ years) adults included ...