1. Student Research Committee, Guilan University of Medical Sciences, Rasht, Iran. 2. Student Research Committee, Guilan University of Medical Sciences, Rasht, Iran.
Aerobic exercise has important role in the control complications in cancer patients and has a lot of useful consequences in patients with breast cancer and can improve patient’s quality of life.this study aim to survey the impression of aerobics exercise on breast cancer survivors and patients.
We done a comprehensive search through databases of cochrane, medline, embase, cinahl, scopus and as well as conference proceedings and grey literatures with keywords of breast cancer and exercise. we included only randomized controlled trials that assess effect of exercise on quality of life, cardiorespiratory fitness, fatigue or physical functioning as primary outcomes of breast cancer patients or survivors. all articles critically appraised with prisma checklist.
Of 144 studies, 15 randomized control trials were included in the review. there was some evidence that physical function, cardiorespiratory fitness and quality of life was improved among those who exercised. also, symptoms of fatigue did not appear to be increased and there were few adverse effects reported. exercise also led to significant improvements in physical functioning and peak oxygen consumption and in reducing symptoms of fatigue.
The results show that exercise has positive effect on quality of life, cardiorespiratory fitness, physical functioning and decreasing fatigue in breast cancer patients and survivors.