Breast Cancer Res Treat (2018) 168:43–55 https://doi.org/10.1007/s10549-017-4565-1 CLINICAL TRIAL Measuring and understanding adherence in a home‑based exercise intervention during chemotherapy for early breast cancer 1,2 2 4 3 3 1,2 K. A. Nyrop · A. M. Deal · S. K. Choi · C. W. Wagoner · J. T. Lee · A. Wood · 1,2 1,2 1,2 1,2 1,2 C. Anders · L. A. Carey · E. C. Dees · T. A. Jolly · K. E. Reeder‑Hayes · 1,2 H. B. Muss Received: 26 October 2017 / Accepted: 1 November 2017 / Published online: 9 November 2017 © Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2017 Abstract fewer Fitbit steps were: non-white race (p = 0.012), high Purpose Ensuring and measuring adherence to prescribed school education or less (p = 0.0005), higher body mass exercise regimens are fundamental challenges in interven- index (p = 0.0024), and never/almost never drinking alco- tion studies to promote exercise in adults with cancer. This hol (p = 0.0048). Physical activity variables associated with study reports exercise adherence in women who were asked greater Fitbit steps were: pre-chemotherapy history of vigor- to walk 150 min/week throughout chemotherapy treatment ous physical activity (p = 0.0091) and higher self-reported for early breast cancer. Participants were asked to wear a walking minutes/week (p < 0.001), and higher outcome TM Fitbit throughout their waking hours, and Fitbit steps were expectations from exercise (p = 0.014). Higher baseline uploaded directly into study
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Published: Nov 9, 2017
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