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Combined aerobic and resistance training in breast cancer survivors: A randomized, controlled pilot trial

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dc.contributor.author Herrero Román, Fernando
dc.contributor.author San Juan, Alejandro F.
dc.contributor.author Fleck, Steven J.
dc.contributor.author Balmer, James
dc.contributor.author Pérez Ruiz, Margarita
dc.contributor.author Cañete, Silvia
dc.contributor.author Earnest, C. P.
dc.contributor.author Foster, Carl
dc.contributor.author Lucía Mulas, Alejandro
dc.date.accessioned 2016-08-03T11:57:16Z
dc.date.available 2016-08-03T11:57:16Z
dc.date.issued 2006
dc.identifier.citation Herrero, F., San Juan, A. F., Fleck, S. J., Balmer, J., Pérez, M., Cañete, S., ... & Lucía, A. (2006). Combined aerobic and resistance training in breast cancer survivors: A randomized, controlled pilot trial. International journal of sports medicine, 27(7), 573-580. spa
dc.identifier.issn 01724622
dc.identifier.issn 14393964
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/11268/5548
dc.description.abstract The purpose of this pilot study was to examine the effects of a combined cardiorespiratory and resistance exercise training program of short duration on the cardiorespiratory fitness, strength endurance, task specific functional muscle capacity, body composition and quality of life (QOL) in women breast cancer survivors. Sixteen subjects were randomly assigned to either a training (n = 8; age: 50 ± 5 yrs) or control non-exercising group (n = 8; age: 51 ± 10 yrs). The training group followed an 8-week exercise program consisting of 3 weekly sessions of 90-min duration, supervised by an experienced investigator and divided into resistance exercises and aerobic training. Before and after the intervention period, all of the subjects performed a cardiorespiratory test to measure peak oxygen uptake (VO↓2peak), a dynamic strength endurance test (maximum number of repetitions for chest and leg press exercise at 30 - 35 % and 100 - 110 % of body mass, respectively) and a sit-stand test. Quality of life was assessed using the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer QLQ-C30 (EORTC-C30) questionnaire. In response to training, QOL, VO↓2peak (mean 3.9 ml/kg/min; 95 % CI, 0.93, 6.90) performance in leg press (17.9 kg; 95 % CI, 12.8, 22.4) and sit-stand test (- 0.67 s; 95 % CI, - 0.52, - 1.2) improved (p ≤ 0.05). We observed no significant changes in the control group. Combined cardiorespiratory and resistance training, even of very brief duration, improves the QOL and the overall physical fitness of women breast cancer survivors. spa
dc.description.sponsorship SIN FINANCIACIÓN spa
dc.language.iso eng spa
dc.title Combined aerobic and resistance training in breast cancer survivors: A randomized, controlled pilot trial spa
dc.type article spa
dc.description.impact 0.685 SJR (2006) Q2, 42/153 Orthopedics and sports medicine, 36/91 Sports science spa
dc.identifier.doi 10.1055/s-2005-865848
dc.rights.accessRights openAccess spa
dc.subject.uem Condición física - Ejercicios spa
dc.subject.uem Mamas - Cáncer spa
dc.subject.unesco Cáncer spa
dc.subject.unesco Deporte spa
dc.description.filiation UEM spa
dc.peerreviewed Si spa


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