Functional benefits are sustained after a program of supervised resistance exercise in cancer patients with bone metastases: longitudinal results of a pilot study

@article{Cormie2013FunctionalBA,
  title={Functional benefits are sustained after a program of supervised resistance exercise in cancer patients with bone metastases: longitudinal results of a pilot study},
  author={Prue Cormie and Daniel A Galv{\~a}o and Nigel A Spry and David John Joseph and Dennis R Taaffe and Robert U Newton},
  journal={Supportive Care in Cancer},
  year={2013},
  volume={22},
  pages={1537-1548}
}
Exercise may represent an effective adjunct therapy to current medical management strategies for maintaining functional independence and improving quality of life in cancer patients with bone metastatic disease. However, it has yet to be determined if there are any sustained effects following the completion of an exercise program by patients with bone metastases. The aim of this study is to determine whether a 3-month supervised resistance exercise program results in any sustained functional… CONTINUE READING
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