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  • People with MS may be more physically fit than tests indicate, study finds

    Photo of researcher Lara Pilutti: Kinesiology and community health professor Lara Pilutti found that conventional methods of testing physical fitness in people with multiple sclerosis may underestimate their cardiorespiratory fitness and muscular strength.

    Kinesiology and community health professor Lara Pilutti found that conventional methods of testing physical fitness in people with multiple sclerosis may underestimate their cardiorespiratory fitness and muscular strength.

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  • Editor’s notes: To reach Laura Pilutti, call 217-333-6216; email lpilutti@illinois.edu

             
    The paper, “Physical Fitness Assessment Across the Disability Spectrum in Persons with Multiple Sclerosis,” is available from the News Bureau.