Methodological issues in physical exercise and people with spinal cord injury: a multidisciplinary approach is needed


  • Soraya Martin-Manjarrés Hospital Nacional de Parapléjicos, Toledo, Spain
  • Irene Rodríguez-Gómez GENUD-Toledo Research Group, Faculty of Sports Sciences, Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, Toledo, Spain
  • Luis M. Alegre GENUD-Toledo Research Group, Faculty of Sports Sciences, Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, Toledo, Spain
  • Ángel Gil-Agudo Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Hospital Nacional de Parapléjicos, Toledo, Spain
  • Ignacio Ara GENUD-Toledo Research Group, Faculty of Sports Sciences, Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, Toledo, Spain



spinal cord injury, physical exercise, health


This editorial presents some methodological issues that should be considered when performing physical exercise in people with spinal cord injury (SCI) and raises the need for specific knowledge to adjust the protocols and training programs used in this population.


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