Intervenciones con actividad física supervisada en el manejo de la fatiga relacionada con el cáncer: Una revisión sistemática

Translated title of the contribution: Supervised Physical Activity Interventions In The Management Of Cancer-Related Fatigue: A Systematic Review

Jose F. Meneses-Echavez, Emilio González-Jiménez, Jorge E. Correa, Robinson Ramírez-Vélez

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Abstract

Metodology: Systematic review of randomized controlled trials. Adults (>20 years old) diagnosed with any type of cancer regardless of treatment or diagnosis stage. Physical activity interventions (aerobic and resistance training) supervised by health professionals. CRF was the primary outcome measure, whilst secondary outcomes included depression, the comparison between supervised and non-supervised interventions, physical and functional wellbeing. Risk of bias and methodological quality were evaluated using the PEDro scale.

Background: Cancer-related fatigue is the most common and distressing symptom among cancer survivors; physical activity has been proposed as a safe and effective intervention to control it. Objective: This study aimed to determine the effectiveness of supervised physical activity interventions for the management of cancer-related fatigue (CRF).

Results: Fourteen studies (n=14) were included (n=1638) with low risk of bias (PEDro mean score=6,5±1). Supervised physical activity significantly improved CRF; similar results were found for resistance training. Further, supervised physical activity was more effective than conventional care for improving CRF among breast cancer.

Conclusion: Supervised physical activity interventions provide an overall reduction on CRF. These findings suggest that guidelines of aerobic and resistance training should be included in oncologic rehabilitation programs.

Translated title of the contributionSupervised Physical Activity Interventions In The Management Of Cancer-Related Fatigue: A Systematic Review
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)486-497
Number of pages12
JournalNutricion Hospitalaria
Volume30
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - 2014

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
  • Medicine(all)
  • Nutrition and Dietetics

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