A systematic review of measures of self-reported adherence to unsupervised home-based rehabilitation exercise programmes, and their psychometric properties

Jessica Bollen, Sarah G Dean, Richard J Siegert, Tracey Howe, Victoria A Goodwin

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Adherence is an important factor contributing to the effectiveness of exercise-based rehabilitation. However, there appears to be a lack of reliable, validated measures to assess self-reported adherence to prescribed but unsupervised home-based rehabilitation exercises. A systematic review was conducted to establish what measures were available and to evaluate their psychometric properties.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)e005044
JournalBMJ Open
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 2014



  • systematic review
  • exercise
  • rehabilitation

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