High-intensity training following lung cancer surgery: a randomised controlled trial.

  title={High-intensity training following lung cancer surgery: a randomised controlled trial.},
  author={Elisabeth Edvardsen and Ole Henning Skj\onsberg and Ingar Morten K Holme and Lars Nordsletten and Fredrik Borchsenius and Sigmund Alfred Anderssen},
  volume={70 3},
BACKGROUND Many patients with lung cancer are deconditioned with poor physical fitness. Lung resection reduces physical fitness further, impairing the patient's ability to function in daily life. METHODS We conducted a single-blind randomised controlled trial of high-intensity endurance and strength training (60 min, three times a week, 20 weeks), starting 5-7 weeks after surgery. The control group received standard postoperative care. The primary outcome was the change in peak oxygen uptake… CONTINUE READING
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