The Journal of Korean Physical Therapy Indexed in /covered by CAS, KoreaScience & DOI/Crossref:eISSN 2287-156X   pISSN 1229-0475

The Journal of Korean Physical Therapy Indexed in /covered by CAS, KoreaScience & DOI/Crossref:eISSN 2287-156X pISSN 1229-0475

Table. 1.

Table. 1.

Descriptive summary of 4 studies

Author (year) Study design Participants Intervention Outcome measure Outcome


number of object Medical condition Study period (week) Frequency of a session Exercise program
S. Eyigor et.al. (2010) RCT 42(27,15) Breast cancer stages 0– IIIb 8 Three times a week Pilates EORTC QLQ-C30 After exercise program Improvement observed EG in 6MWT, BDI, EORTC QLQ-C30 & BR23 functional scores (<0.05).
M age=49 -Warm Up BDI Significant differences only EG 6MWT (<0.05).
-Pilates exercise BFI After exercise program No significant improvement observed CG comparison to the pre exercise program (>0.05).
-Relaxation
SA Lee et al. (2010) RCT 21(11,10) After breast cancer surgery 8 Once a week Scapula-oriented EORTC-C30 EG improvements in Pain, Physical function, Social function, and Global QOL.
pilot M age=47 Shoulder exercise BDI General exercise improved fatigue and ROM.
-5min Warm up Significant improvements in the EG Global QOL (p=0.067) & Strength of Ext rot (p=0.001)
-40min Stretch & Strength exercise
-5min Cool down
Chandwani et al. (2014) RCT 110(56,54) Breast cancer stages 0– III 6 Three times a week Stretch ex CES-D YG group signi´Čücantly PCS scores 1, 3 months (p=0.01, p=0.01).
M age=52 -Stretches in a stepped approach approximated gross movements of the yoga PSQI 1, 3, 6 months YG group greater increases in physical functioning compared with both ST and WL groups (<0.05), with ST and WL differences 3 months (<0.02).
YG and ST groups reduction in fatigue (<0.05).
No differences for mental health and sleep quality.
N.V. Yagli, O. Ulger (2015) RCT 20(10,10) Breast cancer stages I- II 8 Once a week yoga BDI QOL score after Yoga & Exercise program better than before (<0.05).
M age=68 -15min Warm-up & Breathing exercise NHP NHP & subcategories ER, SI, S, PA Significant improvements in the EG (<0.05).
-15min Asanas yoga VAS EL, P scores no significant improvement (>0.05).
-30min Relaxation & Meditation in supine position Significant improvement All parameters between pre–post treatment value both group (<0.05).
Post-treatment statistically different Fatigue & Sleep quality Group 1(<0.05).

RCT: Randomised controlled trial, EORTC QLQ-C30 & BR23: European organization for research and treatment of cancer quality of life questionnaire-core30 & breast23, BDI: Beck depression inventory, BFI: Brief fatigue inventory, EG: Exercise group, 6MWT: 6 minute walk test, CG: Control group, EORTC-C30: European organization for research and treatment of cancer core30, QOL: Quality of life, ROM: Range of motion, Ext rot: Extensor rotation, SF-36: Short form survey, PSQI: Pittsburgh sleep quality index, CES-D: Centers for epidemiological studies-depression, YG: Yoga, PCS: Physical component scale, ST: Stretch, WL: Wait list, NHP: Nottingham health profile, VAS: Visual analog scale, ER: Emotional reaction, SI: Social isolation, S: Sleep, PA: Physical activity, EL: Energy level, P: Pain.

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