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REACH - Research in Exercise And Cancer Health


Dec 12, 2018

It is well understood that chemotherapy results in alterations in cardiac function. Anecdotally, it has been reported for years that individuals receiving chemotherapy have altered heart rates at rest and during exercise. Amy Kirkham returns to the show to chat about some of her recent research documenting alterations in resting heart rate with chemotherapy in individuals with breast cancer and puts forward some suggestions for exercise prescription. 

 

Studies below:

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30257888

 

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28991038