Patient Perceptions and Expectations Towards the Role of Rheumatologists in the Recommendations of Physical Activity Practice
Presented at American College of Rheumatology (ACR) Convergence 2020
Collaborator: Sanofi Genzyme France
Authors: Anne-Christine Rat, Arnaud Constantin, Catherine Beauvais, Yannick Guillodo, Valérie Guay, Emilie Pain, Alexis Bombezin–Domino, Florence E Lévy Weil
Rheumatologists consider physical activity (PA) to be an important goal of the care of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). However, there are very few studies on patients’ perceptions of and expectations on the rheumatologist’s role in PA participation counselling.
Objective: Describe RA patients participation in PA and their perception of rheumatologist recommendations to engage in PA.