Summary and Future Directions

  • Joost DekkerEmail author
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Specialty Topics in Behavioral Medicine book series (BRIEFSSPETOBEME)


This chapter provides a summary of previous chapters and comments on future directions.


Psychological Distress Muscle Weakness Activity Limitation Functional Decline Exercise Therapy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Rehabilitation MedicineVU University Medical CenterAmsterdamThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Department of PsychiatryVU University Medical CenterAmsterdamThe Netherlands

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