CFS is a complex condition where clients vary from being very debilitated to being relatively well. Clinicians and exercise professionals need to be aware of the range of symptoms and exercise responses likely to be found in CFS clients, as these help determine exercise prescription for this population group.
It is important to clarify that Dr. Broadbent’s research is different than the PACE study. It is not based on “Graded Exercise”.
Understand the pathophysiology, symptomology, physiological responses to exercise and contraindications for this population group
Understand different exercise modalities and possible effects on immune responses and fatigue
Evaluate the current CFS literature and identify areas for further research