Exploring Fibromyalgia: The Puzzling Pain-Fatigue Syndrome

by: Guillermo G. Martinez and Len Kravitz, PhD

Those who have it suffer terribly. Exercise can ease the pain, but the program must match the client’s tolerance.

They’re usually in pain, typically tired and often depressed. There’s no cure for their condition, but science has proven that exercise can be a huge help.

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IDEA Fitness Journal , Volume 10, Issue 4

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About the Authors

Guillermo G. Martinez IDEA Author/Presenter

Guillermo G. Martinez is an undergraduate student at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, majoring in exercise science. He will be pursuing a PhD in physical therapy after graduation. His intere...

Len Kravitz, PhD

Len Kravitz, PhD IDEA Author/Presenter

Len Kravitz, PhD, is the program coordinator of exercise science and a researcher at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, where he recently won the Outstanding Teacher of the Year award. Len w...