Can belly dance and mat Pilates be effective for range of motion, self-esteem, and depressive symptoms of breast cancer women? - Leite B, de Bem Fretta T, Boing L, Coutinho de Azevedo Guimar ães A.
This study aims to analyse the effect of an intervention with belly dance or mat Pilates on range of motion, self-esteem and depressive symptoms in women with breast cancer receiving hormone therapy. METHOD: A randomized clinical trial o...
CONCLUSIONS: Mental well-being is associated with successful long-term patient investment in PA. Psychological support and early management of disease sequelae are needed to help ensure BC survivors engage in and maintain healthy lifestyles.PMID:34315007 | DOI:10.1016/j.breast.2021.07.012
CONCLUSION: Cancer out-patients of the present sample have severe post-traumatic stress symptoms and psychological distress, those with lung cancer are at higher risk and may need special attention. Non-oncological subjects have higher depression levels than cancer patients.PMID:34268981