Effects on Physical Fitness, Immunity, and Quality of Life of Yoga Training in Breast Cancer Survivors.
Conditions
Breast Cancer
Conditions: official terms
Breast Neoplasms
Study Type
Interventional
Study Phase
N/A
Study Design
Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Intervention
Name: yoga
Type: Other
Overall Status
Recruiting
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.
Criteria for eligibility
Healthy Volunteers: No
Maximum Age: N/A
Minimum Age: N/A
Gender: Female
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
Location
National Taiwan University Hospital
Taipei, Taiwan
Status: Recruiting
Contact: Tsauo Jau-Yih, Ph.D - +886-2-33662180 - jytsauo@ntu.edu.tw
Start Date
March 2009
Sponsors
National Taiwan University Hospital
Source
National Taiwan University Hospital
Record processing date
ClinicalTrials.gov processed this data on July 28, 2015
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