Social cognitive therapy improves physical activity among adolescents with pediatric onset MS

Takeaway

  • Social cognitive therapy (SCT), including exercise planning, exercise outcome expectations, barriers self-efficacy, and social support were significantly associated with physical activity among adolescents with pediatric onset multiple sclerosis (MS).

Why this matters

    This study highlights the importance of SCT for designing behavioral interventions for the promotion of physical activity among youth with pediatric onset MS.