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Effects of Dance on Pain in Patients with Fibromyalgia: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Table 3

Duration and activities of the intervention.

Study/YearIntervention duration (weeks)Session duration (minutes)Weekly frequency (days)Total time (hours)Activities included in session

Bojner-Horwitz, E. et al 20032460124Exercises based on different themes: Body, space and group awareness. Expression and quality of movement. Movement about feelings, images and words. Differentiation of feelings and integration. Video interpretation.

Bojner – Horwitz, E. et al 20062460124Exercises based on different themes: Body, space and group awareness. Expression and quality of movement. Movement about feelings, images and words. Differentiation of feelings and integration.

Carbonell-Baeza, A. et al 20101212012435-45 minutes, verbalization phase (information and experiences). 75-80 minutes, phase of dance movements according to the demands of the instructor and music, individually, in pairs and in groups.

Lopez- Rodriguez, M.M. et al 2012126022410 minutes, warm-up and stretching. 40 minutes, biodance movements (walking or slow movements of limbs). 10 minutes, stretching.

Carbonell-Baeza, A. el al 20121612013235-45 minutes, verbalization phase (information and experiences). 75-80 minutes, phase of dance movements according to the demands of the instructor and music, individually, in pairs and in groups.

Baptista, A.S. et al 20121660232Warm up exercises, movements of upper limbs, scapular area, trunk, hip, displacements (progression in difficulty). Exercises back to calm. CD at home to practice exercises.

Lopez- Rodriguez, M.M. et al 2013126022410 minutes, flexibility and breathing. 40 minutes, basic movements of expression and creative dance including upper and lower members, according to music, expressing emotions generated by melodies, other people and interaction. All with cooperation between members. 10 minutes, relaxing exercises.

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