Specific deficit analyses in motor performance and quality of life of pediatric cancer patients--a cross-sectional pilot study.

@article{Beulertz2013SpecificDA,
  title={Specific deficit analyses in motor performance and quality of life of pediatric cancer patients--a cross-sectional pilot study.},
  author={Julia Beulertz and Wilhelm Bloch and Aram Prokop and Freerk Theeagnus Baumann},
  journal={Pediatric hematology and oncology},
  year={2013},
  volume={30 4},
  pages={
          336-47
        }
}
Although survival rates in childhood cancer have distinctly improved, pediatric cancer patients often experience various disease- and treatment-related side effects with long-term consequences. Despite current studies investigating inactivity and limitations in physical functioning and quality of life in pediatric cancer patients, only little information regarding specific deficits in physical functioning and quality of life has been available until now. No study has yet analyzed these… CONTINUE READING

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