Exercise training for advanced lung cancer

Carolyn Peddle-McIntyre, Favil Singh, Rajesh Thomas, Robert U. Newton, Daniel Galvão, Vinicius Cavalheri

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    This is a protocol for a Cochrane Review (Intervention). The objectives are as follows: The primary aim of this study is to investigate the effects of exercise training on exercise capacity in adults with advanced lung cancer. Exercise capacity is defined as the Six-Minute Walk Distance (6MWD; in meters) measured during a 6MWT (i.e. how far an individual can walk in 6 minutes on a flat course) or the peak oxygen uptake (i.e. VO2peak) measured during a maximal incremental CPET. The secondary aims are to determine the effects of exercise training on the force-generating capacity of peripheral muscles, HRQoL, dyspnea, fatigue, feelings of anxiety and depression, lung function, and physical activity levels in adults with advanced lung cancer.

    Original languageEnglish
    Article numberCD012685
    JournalCochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
    Issue number6
    Publication statusPublished - 9 Jun 2017

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