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How can I introduce lifestyle physical activity into my life if I have MS?

For people with multiple sclerosis (MS), the accumulation of lifestyle physical activity can be promoted through behavioral interventions. Such interventions target the reduction of sedentary behavior (sitting and watching television, for example) and encourage engagement in physical activities (such as sitting less and moving more) as part of daily life. These interventions work by teaching people with MS the skills, strategies and techniques for successful health behavior change. For example, behavioral interventions might teach skills of self-monitoring, goal setting and positive reinforcement.

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