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Development of a complex exercise intervention for prevention of shoulder dysfunction in high-risk women following treatment for breast cancer: prevention of shoulder problems trial (PROSPER)

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Shoulder dysfunction and pain following breast cancer treatment is common, impacting upon postoperative quality of life. Exercise may improve shoulder function and reduce the risk of postoperative complications. However, there is uncertainty around the optimal timing (commencement) and exercise dosage (frequency, intensity, length of time and type of exercise) required for optimal results. We considered Medical Research Council (MRC) guidance for the development of a complex intervention, wh...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/s13063-017-1902-y

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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Medical Sciences Division
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NDORMS
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDORMS
ORCID:
0000-0003-0638-0406
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDORMS
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BioMed Central Publisher's website
Publication date:
2017-05-08
Acceptance date:
2016-12-22
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1745-6215
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pubs:734994
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uri:166e2360-f184-4847-9d28-405213b01863
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uuid:166e2360-f184-4847-9d28-405213b01863
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pubs:734994

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