Explanatory factors of balance confidence in persons with multiple sclerosis: Beyond the physical functions


Abasiyanik Z., Ozdogar A. T. , Sagici O., Kahraman T., Baba C., ERTEKİN Ö., ...More

MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS AND RELATED DISORDERS, vol.43, 2020 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 43
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.msard.2020.102239
  • Journal Name: MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS AND RELATED DISORDERS
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus, EMBASE, MEDLINE
  • Keywords: Multiple sclerosis, Balance confidence, Psychosocial factors, Cognition, Depression, Fatigue, OLDER-ADULTS, PSYCHOMETRIC PROPERTIES, TURKISH VERSION, SELF-EFFICACY, FALL RISK, VALIDITY, DEPRESSION, FATIGUE, PEOPLE, SCALE
  • Van Yüzüncü Yıl University Affiliated: No

Abstract

Background: Balance confidence is considered a psychological element of falls and balance-demanding activities. The relationship of balance confidence with physical factors has been investigated; however, psychosocial correlates are not well known. The aim was to investigate the relationship between balance confidence and physical and psychosocial factors and to reveal the determinants of balance confidence in persons with MS (pwMS).