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Response to Andrews and Deen on Defining Activity Pacing

      We thank Drs. Andrews and Deen for their letter
      • Andrews N.E.
      • Deen M.
      Defining activity pacing: Is it time to jump off the merry-go-round?.
      and for once more bringing attention to the concept of activity pacing.
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      • Defining Activity Pacing: Is It Time to Jump Off the Merry-Go-Round?
        The Journal of PainVol. 17Issue 12
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          Many researchers have acknowledged that activity pacing is a poorly defined construct and the various sources of conceptual confusion relating to the term activity pacing have been documented.1,11-13,15 This has cast doubt about the validity of current activity pacing self-report measures.2,5 In response to this, a number of research groups have recently attempted to define activity pacing through varying methodologies and have worked toward developing tools to assess activity pacing.5,6,12,15 Although this may seem like a positive step toward advancement in the field, each research group has arrived at different conclusions adding to the level of uncertainty about the meaning of the term activity pacing.
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