NEW: Scientific Exercise Guidelines for Adults with SCI
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Focus: Sport & Exercise
An International, European and Canadian panel of experts including stakeholders representing SCI consumers & other stakeholder groups developed new evidence-based scientific exercise guidelines for adults with spinal cord injury. Using transparent and rigorous steps that align with best-practices for developing clinical practice guidelines, these guidelines outline the recommended exercise prescription for Fitness and Cardiometabolic Health benefits. The development and the resulting guidelines are outlined in the open access paper and poster attached below.
Martin Ginis, K. A., van der Scheer, J. W., Latimer-Cheung, A. E., Barrow, A., Bourne, C., Carruthers, P., et al (2017). Evidence-based scientific exercise guidelines for adults with spinal cord injury: an update and a new guideline. Spinal Cord. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41393-017-0017-3
Martin Ginis, K. A., van der Scheer, J. W., & Goosey-Tolfrey, V. L., on behalf of the International SCI Exercise Guidelines Authorship Team. (October 2017). Evidence-based exercise guidelines to improve physical fitness and cardiometabolic health in adults with SCI: An international project. Poster presented at the International Spinal Cord Society Annual Scientific Meeting. Dublin, Ireland.