Effects of exercise on physiological and psychological variables in cancer survivors.

@article{Burnham2002EffectsOE,
  title={Effects of exercise on physiological and psychological variables in cancer survivors.},
  author={Timothy R. Burnham and Anthony R Wilcox},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports and exercise},
  year={2002},
  volume={34 12},
  pages={1863-7}
}
PURPOSE The primary purpose of this study was to examine the effect of aerobic exercise on physiological and psychological function in patients rehabilitating from cancer treatment. A second purpose was to evaluate the differential effects of low- and moderate-intensity exercise on these variables. METHODS Eighteen survivors of breast or colon cancer (15 female and 3 male, 40-65 yr of age) served as subjects. The subjects were matched by aerobic capacity and scores on a Quality of Life… CONTINUE READING

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