Klaus Schüle

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A haematopoietic SCT (HSCT) can cause severe side effects, which may have a profound impact on a patient's life both physically and psychologically. Some studies have shown that physical activity has positive effects for inpatients after an HSCT. Therefore, the question arises whether a controlled exercise programme right from the beginning of the(More)
UNLABELLED An allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) can have profound and lasting adverse effects on a patient's physical and psychological well-being. So far, only few studies have investigated the effectiveness of physical activity over the entire inpatient phase of an allogeneic HSCT. PURPOSE We performed a randomized controlled(More)
We have investigated the influence of exercise training on natural killer cells and psychological behaviour in cancer patients. 24 women with carcinomas of the breast performed a moderate training program two to three times a week for seven months. At the beginning, after five weeks and at the end of the study we analyzed the amount and the activity of(More)
We examined the influence of a regularly moderate endurance training program on qualitative and quantitative alterations of monocytes from 24 breast cancer patients. At the beginning, after 5 weeks and 7 months of bicycle training we analyzed the composition of leucocytes and phagocytotic activity of monocytes using two different methods under resting(More)
While the birth rate in Germany stagnates on a low level for 30 years, the average life expectancy rises permanently [29]. That results in so called demographic changes which implicate a constant ageing of the population. This ageing process causes a shift in the morbidity spectrum with elderly people from acute to chronic diseases with multiple diseases.(More)
Although physical activity has been demonstrated to increase cancer survival in epidemiological studies, breast cancer patients tend toward inactivity after treatment. Breast cancer patients were quasi-randomly allocated to two different groups, intervention (IG) and control (CG) groups. The intervention group (n = 111) received an individual 3-week(More)
In the summer of 1980 fifty women with breast or uterine cancer participating in a health resort measure for cancer aftercare took part in an extended sports and movement therapy programme, which included hiking, swimming, play and dance activities, as well as specific gymnastic exercises to improve shoulder joint function. Only 38 percent of the women had(More)
Within the framework of a retrospective epidemiological investigation concerning the incidence of CNS-malformations in the city of Cologne during the period 1971-80, 76 749 hospital births assessed from records in six hospitals were considered. This represents 88% of all hospital births. The incidence varied between 0.79-1.80 with a mean of 1.37/1000 total(More)
A six-months sports programme had been implemented to analyze the impact of movement, play and sports on the physical situation of persons having rheumatism, their mental well-being and attitudes towards sporting activities. 41 patients participated in the programme, attending training sessions in a fitness studio once a week. The sports programme contained(More)