Purpose: In order to identify patients diagnosed with Ankylosing Spondylitis who respond favorably to a specific exercise program.
Stage of CPR Development: Derivation.
1. SF-36: Physical role > 37
2. SF-36: Bodily pain > 27
3. Bath Ankylosing Spondylitis Disease Activity Index > 31
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1. Alonso-Blanco C, Fernandez-de-las-Penas C, Cleland JA. Preliminary clinical prediction rule for identifying patients with ankylosing spondylitis who are likely to respond to an exercise program: A pilot study. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2009;88:445–454.