Journal article

Individualized in-hospital exercise training program for people undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplantation: a feasibility study

Aline P Fioritto, Cristino C Oliveira, Vanessa S Albuquerque, Leonardo B Almeida, Catherine L Granger, Linda Denehy, Carla Malaguti

DISABILITY AND REHABILITATION | TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD | Published : 2019

Abstract

PURPOSE: The purpose of this study is to evaluate the feasibility of an individualized exercise program for people undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. METHODS: This is a feasibility study of an individualized in-hospital exercise training program for people undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Participants performed the exercise program based on daily clinical, hemodynamic and hematological assessment. The program was carried out on a daily basis for 20-40 min during their hospital admission. The primary outcome was feasibility (recruitment, adherence and attrition rates) of the exercise program. The secondary outcomes were functional capacity, peripheral muscl..

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