The HCPlive® media (medical section) devoted an article to the study of Pauline Caille (PhD student at EuroMov Lab – Montpellier University – ED Human Movement Sciences, CIFRE in “Groupe 5 Santé” then “Korian” research department) presented at the European Respiratory Society virtual congress (one of the two world congresses in pulmonology) which took place from September 7-9, 2020 online.
Pauline presented one of her thesis studies under the title “Personality traits, physical activity and sedentary behaviors in patients with chronic pulmonary diseases”.
The aim of this study was to identify the involvement of personality traits in the physical activity practice and sedentary behaviors in patients with chronic respiratory diseases.
The preliminary results highlight the role played by neuroticism and conscientiousness in adherence to these health behaviors in this population.
These results open up new research perspectives, in particular, it would be interesting to identify if personality traits could predictthe evolution of these health behaviors following pulmonary rehabilitation