Effect of aerobic exercise training on oxygen uptake and kinetics in patients with fibromyalgia

Dinler M., Diracoglu D., Kasikcioglu E., Sayli O., Akin A. , Aksoy C., et al.

RHEUMATOLOGY INTERNATIONAL, cilt.30, ss.281-284, 2009 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 30 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2009
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1007/s00296-009-1126-x
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.281-284


The aim of this study is to investigate relation between cardiopulmonary performance and muscular microcirculation in patients with fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS). Twenty-one female sedentary patients who were diagnosed as FMS, and 15 sedentary females were enrolled in to the study. All participants underwent a modified Bruce multistage maximal treadmill protocol with metabolic measurements and Near-Infrared Spectroscopy measurements. Exercise sessions were performed 3 times a week for 8 weeks. The results of the study suggest that cardiopulmonary system in charge of delivering oxygen to whole body and muscular microcirculation may have dysfunction in patients with FMS.