Role of a mixed type, moderate intensity exercise programme after peripheral blood stem cell transplantation.

@article{Hayes2004RoleOA,
  title={Role of a mixed type, moderate intensity exercise programme after peripheral blood stem cell transplantation.},
  author={Sandra C Hayes and Peter Sw Davies and Tony W Parker and John Bashford and Allan T. Green},
  journal={British journal of sports medicine},
  year={2004},
  volume={38 3},
  pages={304-9; discussion 309}
}
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the effect of peripheral blood stem cell transplantation on functional capacity, and to determine the role of a mixed type, moderate intensity exercise programme in the recovery of patients after intensive cancer treatment. METHODS Peak aerobic capacity and muscular strength (upper body, lower body, and handgrip strength) measures were assessed before (PI) and after (PII) transplant and after a 12 week intervention period (PIII). After PII, 12 patients aged 16-64 years… CONTINUE READING

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