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Table 4 Assessment of secondary outcomes in patients with breast cancer (n = 28) who underwent physical training

From: Effect of exercise on pain and functional capacity in breast cancer patients

Variablesa SG (n = 14) CG (n = 14) SG X CG
Base 12 weeks p value Base 12 weeks p value Base 12 weeks
Fatigue 3,27 ± 3,03 2,27 ± 2,15 0,0953 3,85 ± 3,40 3,70 ± 3,07 0,7352 0,6371 0,1664
VO2 max (ml−1Kg−1 min− 1) 16,85 ± 1,94 20,68 ± 2,50 0,0001** 14,87 ± 2,39 14,80 ± 2,46 0,8359 0,0231* 0,0001**
BMI (Kg/m2) 24,30 ± 3,58 24,42 ± 2,86 0,6088 26,91 ± 5,46 26,89 ± 4,98 0,9581 0,1475 0,1197
Flexibility (cm) 18,86 ± 9,00 27,46 ± 7,25 0,0001** 25,07 ± 12,34 26,39 ± 12,47 0,2883 0,1399 0,7832
Static Strength (Kgf)
 Right 19,64 ± 7,08 24,79 ± 6,77 0,0001** 22,14 ± 7,42 21,71 ± 7,44 0,6566 0,3700 0,2636
 Left 19,43 ± 6,58 22,71 ± 5,69 0,0008* 23,86 ± 6,54 23,29 ± 6,64 0,4533 0,0858 0,8087
  1. SG study group, CG control group, VO 2 max Volume of maximum oxygen uptake, BMI body mass index; Values expressed: average ± standard deviation; aMatched pair and independent student t-tests *p < 0.05; **p < 0.01