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Effects on Physical Fitness, Immunity, and Quality of Life of Yoga Training in Breast Cancer Survivors.

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01743573
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified December 2012 by National Taiwan University Hospital.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : December 6, 2012
Last Update Posted : December 6, 2012
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
National Taiwan University Hospital

Brief Summary:
This study wants to prove that Yoga Training can improve physical Fitness, immunity, and quality of Life of in Breast Cancer Survivors. In summary, our findings show potential benefits of yoga for people with cancer in improvements of psychological health. Because of the small number of studies having been conducted and the methodological limitations, the results should be regarded as preliminary and treated with caution. Our preliminary findings also provide practitioners with important information that yoga may be a possible adjunctive therapy for cancer patients to help manage psychological distress and to improve quality of life.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Breast Cancer Other: yoga

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 80 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Effects on Physical Fitness, Immunity, and Quality of Life of Yoga Training in Breast Cancer Survivors.
Study Start Date : March 2009
Primary Completion Date : March 2011


Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: yoga training
Yoga training
Other: yoga
No Intervention: control
no yoga training



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. change from baseline immunological factors, cardiorespiratory and muscle fitness, questionnaire for physical activity, fatigue and quality of life at 13th weeks [ Time Frame: 13th week ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. change from baseline immunological factors, cardiorespiratory and muscle fitness, questionnaire for physical activity, fatigue and quality of life at 25th weeks [ Time Frame: 25th week ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • breast cancer with stage1 or stage2, Sedentary life style, no orthopaedic disease and medical disease

Exclusion criteria

  • recurrent or metastasis, medical or current psychiatric illness which would make compliance with the study protocol difficult or dangerous, medications which would alter training response

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01743573


Contacts
Contact: Jau-Yih Tsauo, PhD jytsauo@ntu.edu.tw

Locations
Taiwan
National Taiwan University Hospital Recruiting
Taipei, Taiwan
Contact: Tsauo Jau-Yih, Ph.D    +886-2-33662180    jytsauo@ntu.edu.tw   
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Taiwan University Hospital
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Jau-Yih Tsauo, PhD National Taiwan University Hospital

Responsible Party: National Taiwan University Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01743573     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 200811002R
First Posted: December 6, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 6, 2012
Last Verified: December 2012

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Breast Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Neoplasms
Breast Diseases
Skin Diseases