Exercise, Fibromyalgia Syndrome and Implications for Community Recreation Professionals
Throughout the U.S., community recreation departments offer various types of exercise programs. A number of people who participate in these programs are middle-aged and older adults, particularly women. If recent trends continue, increasing numbers of participants in these programs, especially females, will have fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS), a musculoskeletal syndrome characterized by widespread pain, tenderness in soft tissues, chronic fatigue, depression and a variety of oth....
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