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Exercise in adult and pediatric hematological cancer survivors: an intervention review

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dc.contributor.author Wolin, Kathleen Y. spa
dc.contributor.author Ruiz, Jonatan R. spa
dc.contributor.author Tuchman, H. spa
dc.contributor.author Lucía Mulas, Alejandro spa
dc.date.accessioned 2013-11-27T17:25:41Z
dc.date.available 2013-11-27T17:25:41Z
dc.date.issued 2010 spa
dc.identifier.citation Wolin, K. Y., Ruiz, J. R., Tuchman, H., & Lucía-Mulas, A. (2010). Exercise in adult and pediatric hematological cancer survivors: an intervention review. Leukemia, 24(6), 1113-1120. spa
dc.identifier.issn 14765551 spa
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/11268/130
dc.description.abstract Observational research has shown that the physical activity levels of survivors of hematological cancer are low, with deleterious health consequences. This review summarizes the research on exercise interventions in adult and pediatric hematological cancer survivors. We searched MEDLINE, SPORTDiscus, CINAHL, Embase, Cochrane and PEDro through September 2009 for exercise intervention studies in children and adults with any type of hematological cancer. In the 24 adult intervention studies reviewed, we found strong evidence (that is, > or =3 high-quality studies and > or =75% reporting a significant benefit) for a benefit on body composition. Weak, but promising, evidence (> or =3 high-quality studies, but <75% reporting a significant benefit) was found for cardiorespiratory fitness, fatigue, muscle strength, physical functioning and quality of life. In pediatric interventions (13 studies), we found strong evidence for a benefit on muscle strength and cardiorespiratory fitness, particularly, if training was conducted in the hospital setting. Evidence is weak for ankle dorsiflexion, physical functioning and body composition. No exercise-related risks were identified in adults or children studies. Though more randomized controlled trials are needed, a growing body of literature supports the notion that regular physical activity is safe and has potential benefits for both adult and pediatric hematological cancer survivors. spa
dc.language.iso eng spa
dc.title Exercise in adult and pediatric hematological cancer survivors: an intervention review spa
dc.type article spa
dc.description.impact 8.966 JCR (2010) Q1, 4/66 Hematology, 10/185 Oncology spa
dc.identifier.doi 10.1038/leu.2010.54 spa
dc.rights.accessRights openAccess en
dc.subject.unesco Cáncer spa
dc.subject.unesco Deporte spa
dc.description.filiation UEM spa
dc.peerreviewed Si spa


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