An exercise study called STEP for MS is now available and will compare the outcomes of a 16-week exercise program conducted at home to a program conducted in a gym. A trained “coach” will help participants learn how to exercise and will provide encouragement throughout the program.
Participants will exercise two times per week for about one hour each session for 16 weeks. Participants will take assessments before starting the program, two months into the program, at 16 weeks when the program ends, and at six and 12 months after starting the program.
People between the ages of 18 and 65 years who have MS may qualify if they can walk but have some difficulty, with or without an assistive device; do not exercise regularly; have not had a relapse in the past month; can commit to exercising two times a week for 16 weeks; and have reliable internet access.
For more information or to join the study, contact Megan Ware at firstname.lastname@example.org.