Integrability of a computer-based exercise program in pediatric oncology and effects on quality of life and fatigue syndrome -Trial in Progress-

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Integrability of a computer-based exercise program in pediatric oncology and effects on quality of life and fatigue syndrome -Trial in Progress-. / Platschek, Anna-Maria; Wessely, Nicolas; Graf, Christine; Baumann, Freerk; Berthold, Frank; Schönau, Eckhard; Strüder, Heiko Klaus.

18th annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science Book of Abstracts. 2013.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution - Published abstract for conference with selection processResearchpeer-review

Harvard

Platschek, A-M, Wessely, N, Graf, C, Baumann, F, Berthold, F, Schönau, E & Strüder, HK 2013, Integrability of a computer-based exercise program in pediatric oncology and effects on quality of life and fatigue syndrome -Trial in Progress-. in 18th annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science Book of Abstracts. Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science , Barcelona, Spain, 26.06.13.

APA

Platschek, A-M., Wessely, N., Graf, C., Baumann, F., Berthold, F., Schönau, E., & Strüder, H. K. (2013). Integrability of a computer-based exercise program in pediatric oncology and effects on quality of life and fatigue syndrome -Trial in Progress-. In 18th annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science Book of Abstracts

Vancouver

Platschek A-M, Wessely N, Graf C, Baumann F, Berthold F, Schönau E et al. Integrability of a computer-based exercise program in pediatric oncology and effects on quality of life and fatigue syndrome -Trial in Progress-. In 18th annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science Book of Abstracts. 2013

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title = "Integrability of a computer-based exercise program in pediatric oncology and effects on quality of life and fatigue syndrome -Trial in Progress-",
abstract = "Introduction The benefits of physical activity in cancer therapy in adults are well documented. In addition to an increase of physical performancethere can be positive effects on quality of life and reduction in fatigue syndrome. In pediatric oncology this approach has notbeen sufficiently explored. The aim of this study is to research the integrability of a child-friendly computer-based exercise program in thepediatric oncology as well as the effects of the intervention on quality of life and fatigue syndrome. Results could underline the need forexercise therapy as an useful supportive therapy in pediatric oncology. Methods Thirty subjects with malignant neoplasm (ICD10 C00-C97) between 6-18 years will be included. The intervention involves a computerized exercise program over three months, twice a week.Intensity and duration of exercise program depends on individual day´s form and consists of a fitness program and an active adventuregame. Health-related quality of life (KINDL) and fatigue syndrome (PEDsQL multidimensional Fatigue-scale) will be assessed byquestionare. During the intervention heart rate will be measured. Before and after every fourth intervention a brief emotional questionare(mood meter) will be answered. Integrability of the intervention will be determined by drop-out. Discussion Well-controlled studies aboutphysical activity in pediatric oncology do not exist. Small uncontrolled interventions already shows that movement in any form and intensityin the acute phase in paediatric oncology can have positive effects on functional mobility, quality of life and self-confidence (San Juan etal. 2007). Studies about other chronical diseases could demonstrate that the use of a computer-aided fitness program was able to reducefatigue (Yuen et al. 2011) and improve sensorimotor skills (Wuang et al. 2011). More studies exploring this approach in pediatriconcology and supporting natural need for movement will be needed. Perspective The findings of the this study suggest guidelines andrecommendations about possibilities and contraindications of exercise therapies in pediatric oncology",
author = "Anna-Maria Platschek and Nicolas Wessely and Christine Graf and Freerk Baumann and Frank Berthold and Eckhard Sch{\"o}nau and Str{\"u}der, {Heiko Klaus}",
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AU - Platschek, Anna-Maria

AU - Wessely, Nicolas

AU - Graf, Christine

AU - Baumann, Freerk

AU - Berthold, Frank

AU - Schönau, Eckhard

AU - Strüder, Heiko Klaus

N1 - Conference code: 18

PY - 2013/7/1

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N2 - Introduction The benefits of physical activity in cancer therapy in adults are well documented. In addition to an increase of physical performancethere can be positive effects on quality of life and reduction in fatigue syndrome. In pediatric oncology this approach has notbeen sufficiently explored. The aim of this study is to research the integrability of a child-friendly computer-based exercise program in thepediatric oncology as well as the effects of the intervention on quality of life and fatigue syndrome. Results could underline the need forexercise therapy as an useful supportive therapy in pediatric oncology. Methods Thirty subjects with malignant neoplasm (ICD10 C00-C97) between 6-18 years will be included. The intervention involves a computerized exercise program over three months, twice a week.Intensity and duration of exercise program depends on individual day´s form and consists of a fitness program and an active adventuregame. Health-related quality of life (KINDL) and fatigue syndrome (PEDsQL multidimensional Fatigue-scale) will be assessed byquestionare. During the intervention heart rate will be measured. Before and after every fourth intervention a brief emotional questionare(mood meter) will be answered. Integrability of the intervention will be determined by drop-out. Discussion Well-controlled studies aboutphysical activity in pediatric oncology do not exist. Small uncontrolled interventions already shows that movement in any form and intensityin the acute phase in paediatric oncology can have positive effects on functional mobility, quality of life and self-confidence (San Juan etal. 2007). Studies about other chronical diseases could demonstrate that the use of a computer-aided fitness program was able to reducefatigue (Yuen et al. 2011) and improve sensorimotor skills (Wuang et al. 2011). More studies exploring this approach in pediatriconcology and supporting natural need for movement will be needed. Perspective The findings of the this study suggest guidelines andrecommendations about possibilities and contraindications of exercise therapies in pediatric oncology

AB - Introduction The benefits of physical activity in cancer therapy in adults are well documented. In addition to an increase of physical performancethere can be positive effects on quality of life and reduction in fatigue syndrome. In pediatric oncology this approach has notbeen sufficiently explored. The aim of this study is to research the integrability of a child-friendly computer-based exercise program in thepediatric oncology as well as the effects of the intervention on quality of life and fatigue syndrome. Results could underline the need forexercise therapy as an useful supportive therapy in pediatric oncology. Methods Thirty subjects with malignant neoplasm (ICD10 C00-C97) between 6-18 years will be included. The intervention involves a computerized exercise program over three months, twice a week.Intensity and duration of exercise program depends on individual day´s form and consists of a fitness program and an active adventuregame. Health-related quality of life (KINDL) and fatigue syndrome (PEDsQL multidimensional Fatigue-scale) will be assessed byquestionare. During the intervention heart rate will be measured. Before and after every fourth intervention a brief emotional questionare(mood meter) will be answered. Integrability of the intervention will be determined by drop-out. Discussion Well-controlled studies aboutphysical activity in pediatric oncology do not exist. Small uncontrolled interventions already shows that movement in any form and intensityin the acute phase in paediatric oncology can have positive effects on functional mobility, quality of life and self-confidence (San Juan etal. 2007). Studies about other chronical diseases could demonstrate that the use of a computer-aided fitness program was able to reducefatigue (Yuen et al. 2011) and improve sensorimotor skills (Wuang et al. 2011). More studies exploring this approach in pediatriconcology and supporting natural need for movement will be needed. Perspective The findings of the this study suggest guidelines andrecommendations about possibilities and contraindications of exercise therapies in pediatric oncology

M3 - Conference contribution - Published abstract for conference with selection process

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