publication . Article . 2013

Efecto del ejercicio físico basado en el juego en la leucemia linfocítica aguda

Édgar Cortés Reyes; Paola Escobar Zabala; Laura González García;
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  • Published: 01 Oct 2013
  • Publisher: Universidad Nacional de Colombia
Objective. To establish the effect of a game-based exercise programme on Physical Deconditioning Syndrome (PDS) in 5 to 12 year-old children suffering Acute Lymphocytic Leukaemia (ALL). Materials and methods. This was a quasi-experimental study involving seven children being treated for ALL at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) in Bogotá, Colombia. Fitness determinants (aerobic capacity, muscle strength, flexibility, motor skills and proprioception) were initially assessed to establish their exercise regime category, classifying subjects into three levels. Post-intervention assessment at the end of the programme verified changes in such determinants. Results. S...
free text keywords: Physical Fitness, Exercise, Play and Playthings, Precursor Cell Lymphoblastic Leukemia-Lymphoma, Acondicionamiento físico, Ejercicio, Juego e Implementos de Juego, Leucemia-Linfoma Linfoblástico de Células Precursoras, Medicine, R, Medicine (General), R5-920

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