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Safety and efficacy of resistance exercise with and without compression garments in women with breast cancer related lymphoedema

The purpose of this study is to examine the effect of performing upper body resistance exercise and with heavier versus lighter weights and with or without a compression garment on lymphoedema status in women with breast cancer related lymphoedema. This research is a vital stepping-stone that will provide information essential information to assist with shaping guidelines regarding exercise involving upper body resistance training in breast cancer related lymphoedema patients.


Researchers

Professor Rob Newton
Professor Daniel Galv√£o
Dr Prue Cormie
Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Dr Nigel Spry
Queensland University of Technology, Dr Sandi Hayes
Professor Ken Nosaka
The University of Newcastle, Dr Dennis Taaffe

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