Patient Perceptions and Expectations Towards the Role of Rheumatologists in the Recommendations of Physical Activity Practice

2020-11-23T15:38:05+00:00 November 23rd, 2020|Featured, Publications|

  • 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.