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
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..View full abstract
This study was financially supported by the Coordenacao de Aperfeicoamento de Pessoal de Nivel Superior.