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by Jessica Bavinton
Tue Aug 20, 2013 12:29 pm
Forum: physical activity & exercise
Topic: Elevated heart rate days after exertion
Replies: 2
Views: 3326

Re: Elevated heart rate days after exertion

I would suggest you discuss this episode, and any oxygen or pulse monitoring with your doctor - these are tools that require professional and individual interpretation.
by Jessica Bavinton
Tue Aug 20, 2013 12:25 pm
Forum: physical activity & exercise
Topic: PACE Trail Official Comment on GET
Replies: 0
Views: 2112

PACE Trail Official Comment on GET

This was posted in a separate location, but would be useful for people to see in this section, as it helps answer some of the questions people have been asking: The PACE trial principal investigators answer questions about graded exercise therapy and the trial A number of people have asked questions...
by Jessica Bavinton
Tue Aug 20, 2013 12:20 pm
Forum: physical activity & exercise
Topic: Does GET help us become more active?
Replies: 1
Views: 3234

Re: Does GET help us become more active?

Dear Valentijn GET is exactly designed to support people becoming more active over time. We know that becoming gently and sustainably more active seems to be an important component in any therapy that has shown effectiveness in CFS/ME. There are two concepts that have been explored in the physical a...
by Jessica Bavinton
Tue Aug 20, 2013 12:04 pm
Forum: physical activity & exercise
Topic: How to combine GET with daily physical activities
Replies: 1
Views: 2689

Re: How to combine GET with daily physical activities

Dear johnchisolm Thanks for your question: you make an important point about combining GET with other physical activities during the day. It’s also encouraging to hear your progress and your experiences. In its broadest sense, ANY physical activity could be incorporated into a GET programme – and su...
by Jessica Bavinton
Fri Aug 16, 2013 6:42 pm
Forum: physical activity & exercise
Topic: GET - useful or risky?
Replies: 40
Views: 21427

Re: GET - useful or risky?

This article, where both myself and Dr Charles Shepherd from the ME Association were interviewed, also gives a greater understanding for those still left confused about it all:

http://www.csp.org.uk/frontline/article ... -challenge
by Jessica Bavinton
Fri Aug 16, 2013 6:40 pm
Forum: physical activity & exercise
Topic: GET - useful or risky?
Replies: 40
Views: 21427

Re: GET - useful or risky?

This article will also help people understand a bit more about it all:

http://www.csp.org.uk/frontline/article ... ng-fatigue
by Jessica Bavinton
Fri Aug 16, 2013 6:34 pm
Forum: physical activity & exercise
Topic: GET - useful or risky?
Replies: 40
Views: 21427

Re: GET - useful or risky?

Here is a small snippet that helps people understand a bit more about the PACE trial and what it showed: "Both cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) and graded exercise therapy (GET), when combined with specialist medical care (SMC), were more effective in reducing fatigue and improving physical fu...
by Jessica Bavinton
Fri Aug 16, 2013 6:31 pm
Forum: physical activity & exercise
Topic: GET - useful or risky?
Replies: 40
Views: 21427

Re: GET - useful or risky?

This link also shows support for the evidence gained during the PACE trial at the highest levels:

http://www.pacetrial.org/docs/Northover.pdf
by Jessica Bavinton
Fri Aug 16, 2013 6:28 pm
Forum: physical activity & exercise
Topic: GET - useful or risky?
Replies: 40
Views: 21427

Re: GET - useful or risky?

I've been reflecting on how hard it must be for newcomers to all of this to get a balanced view, as people who have done well with exercise are unlikely to be on such a forum. I know one thing people find hard is the lack of positive role models: people who have recovered, or are better than they we...
by Jessica Bavinton
Fri Aug 16, 2013 6:21 pm
Forum: physical activity & exercise
Topic: GET - useful or risky?
Replies: 40
Views: 21427

Re: GET - useful or risky?

Readers may find it helpful to understand the wide range of research evidence in that helps inform Graded Exercise Therapy for CFS/ME, along with its safety and effectiveness. When looking into these concepts (and all treatments and theories), it’s important to understand the quality of the research...
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