Surgical resection for lung cancer: Optimising patient evaluation and recovery
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The studies in this thesis evaluated the current physiotherapy practice patterns for people undergoing surgery for lung cancer and, in people following lobectomy for non-small cell lung cancer, investigated impairments in exercise capacity, health-related quality of life, muscle force, physical activity, lung function, dyspnoea and fatigue, and feelings of anxiety and depression; compared exercise responses during a laboratory-based and a field-based exercise test; and investigated the effects of exercise training on the aforementioned outcomes.
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