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Short and long term physical and psychological benefits of a 12 week supervised group exercise programme during treatment for early stage breast cancer

Campbell, A. and Mutrie, N. and Whyte, Fiona and Emslie, Carol and Lee, L. and Ritchie, Diana and McConnachie, Alex and Kearney, Nora (2007) Short and long term physical and psychological benefits of a 12 week supervised group exercise programme during treatment for early stage breast cancer. European Journal of Cancer Supplements, 5 (4). p. 452. ISSN 1359-6349

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Abstract

This poster presentation reported on the short and long term physical and psychological benefits of a 12 week supervised group exercise programme during treatment for early stage breast cancer. This study is the first randomised controlled trial of a group exercise programme as part of a cancer rehabilitation programme.