Revistes Catalanes amb Accés Obert (RACO)

Physical Exercise as complementary treatment in prostate cancer

Bernat Serdà Ferrer, Pilar Monreal Bosch, Arantza Del Valle


This article presents how physical exercise can be considered as a complementary treatment in prostate cancer. The article presents the design and implementation of a strength-endurance physical exercise program adapted to prostate cancer. The initial model corresponds to the guidelines of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM 1998). Adapting and transforming the program included the most common symptoms relating to the illness and its treatments.

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