Remittances Review

ISSN:2059-6588 | e-ISSN: 2059-6596

ISSN:2059-6588 | e-ISSN: 2059-6596

Influence of Physical Activity on Quality of Life among Adults with Spinal Cord Injury: A systematic review

Aqsa khan, Muhammad Adnan, Inayat ullah, Muhammad Tariq, Kousar, Rab Nawaz


Study Design:

Systematic review of cross-sectional study


Patients with acquired spinal cord injuries (SCIs) are extremely concerned about their well-being and standard of living. (Including health, ability to engage with others, and ability to perform everyday tasks) following an inpatient rehabilitation treatment and reintegration into the community. Paralysis, sphincter malfunction, and sensory impairments are all possible outcomes of spinal cord damage.


To determine the influence of physical activity on quality of life among adult with spinal cord injury


The impact of physical activity on the quality of life of individuals with spinal cord injuries was examined by a systematic review that involved advanced searches in PubMed, PEDro, the Cochrane Library, and Google Scholar.

Study selection:

All titles and abstracts were evaluated by three reviewers separately from PubMed

(9002), PEDro (15), the Cochrane Library (357) and Google Scholar (5880). Non-relevant articles were removed from the study. The full-text articles were subsequently evaluated to determine their eligibility for inclusion in the review


The result of this systematic review demonstrated that greater quality of life improvement with physical activity in SCI patients due to positive effect on physical functioning, social and mental functioning and exercise maintenance.