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

Table 4

Effects of dance interventions on pain.

Study/Year Instrument Measurement range SampleActivity CG EGPEffect on CGEffect on EGFound EffectEffect Size
n CGn EGCGEGMean Pre-TSDMean Post-TSDMean Pre-TSDMean Post-TSD

Bojner-Horwit, E. et al 2003VAS0-101620NoneDMTNRNRNRNRNRNRNRNRD

Bojner-Horwit, E. et al 2006VAS0-101620NoneDMTNRNRNRNRNRNRNRNRD
Global Assessment of Well-being and Pain0-51620NoneDMTNRNRNRNRNRNRNRNRA

Carbonell-Baeza, A. et al 2010Algometer EFFEGI, FPK 20, Italy)0-903227NoneBiodance50.31.7747.291.9148.381.9453.392.08A-
Algometer EFFEGI, FPK 20, Italy)0-183227NoneBiodance16.160.3816.380.4616.770.4215.320.5A0.22-1.45-1.67-4.18

Lopez- Rodriguez, M.M. et al 2012VAS0-102019Stretch.Aquatic Biodance8.30.737.951.197.162.345.422.19B-0.35-1.74-1.39-0.22
Questionnaire McGill - Melzack0-782019Stretch.Aquatic Biodance39.78.3135.254.8839.583.328.686.69B-4.45-10.9-6.45-0.22
Algometer Wagner FPI 10 – USA2019Stretch.Aquatic Biodance
FIQ0-102019Stretch.Aquatic Biodance7.071.86.691.757.21.685.332.12A-0.38-1.87-1.49-0.28

Carbonell-Baeza, A. et al 2012Algometer (FPK 20; Effegi, Alfonsine, Italy)0-901813Multid.Biodance44.552.350.262.7648.83.0956.053.71D5.717.251.540.57
Algometer (FPK 20; Effegi, Alfonsine, Italy)0-181813Multid.Biodance17.020.4315.830.8216.360.5813.81.1D-1.19-2.56-1.37-2.75
SF- 360-1001813Multid.Biodance18.6332.74.823.73.8306.1D14.16.3-7.8-2.32

Baptista, A.S. et al 2012VAS0-103738NoneBelly Dance7.
SF-360-1003738NoneBelly Dance25.713.429.121.129.617.54619.2A3.416.4130.83

Lopez-Rodriguez, M.M. et al 2013VAS0-103029Stretch.Aquatic Biodance7.771.17.331.
Questionnaire McGill - Melzack0-783029Stretch.Aquatic Biodance39.438.
Algometer Wagner FPI 10 – USA0-183029Stretch.Aquatic Biodance14.73.413.632.614.723.99.664.2AB-1.07-5.06-3.99-0.36
FIQ0-103029Stretch.Aquatic Biodance7.

EG: experimental group; CG: control group; n: sample size; SD: standard deviation T: test; P: P-value; VAS: visual analog scale; FIQ: fibromyalgia impact questionnaire; NR: not reported; N/A: not applicable; A: significant changes of experimental group versus control group; B: changes in experimental group; C: changes in group control; D: no significant changes; Multid.: multidisciplinary; Stretch.: stretching; DMT: Dance Movement Therapy.

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