Rheumatoid Arthritis Quiz: RA and Physical Activity

Ingrid Torjesen

Ingrid Torjesen is a UK-based freelance health journalist with more than 30 years of experience in health and medical communications. She works for numerous publications including Rheumatology Network, the BMJ and the Economist’s Intelligence Unit. Before her freelance career, her staff jobs included news editor of both Pulse and GP (the two leading UK weekly titles for primary care doctors), and opinion and features editor of the Health Service Journal (the UK’s leading health policy title). She also spent a few years working in Australia, including on Australian Doctor.

People with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) should be encouraged to participate in regular physical activity but what types of physical activity are recommended? Test your knowledge of the recommendations in this quiz.

Is the following statement true or false?

The US Department of Health and Human Services has produced guidelines on the appropriate levels of exercise for people with inflammatory arthritis such as rheumatoid arthritis.