Does interval training have a place in the management of PsA?
Reference1. Thomsen RS, Nilsen TIL, Haugeberg G, et al. Effect of high-intensity interval training on cardiovascular disease risk factors and body composition in psoriatic arthritis: a randomised controlled trial. RMD Open. 2018;4:e000729. doi: 10.1136/rmdopen-2018-000729.
Thomsen and fellow researchers in Norway and California found that high-intensity interval training (HIIT) increases cardiorespiratory fitness and reduces truncal fat in patients with psoriatic arthritis (PsA).1 Thumb through the slides for the details of their study and the take-home points for clinicians.
BMI, body mass index; CI, confidence interval; HIIT, high-intensity interval training; HR, heart rate; VO2max, maximal oxygen uptake.