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Physical exercise training interventions for children and young adults during and after treatment for childhood cancer

  1. Katja I Braam1,
  2. Patrick van der Torre2,†,*,
  3. Tim Takken2,
  4. Margreet A Veening1,
  5. Eline van Dulmen-den Broeder1,
  6. Gertjan JL Kaspers3

Editorial Group: Cochrane Childhood Cancer Group

Published Online: 30 APR 2013

Assessed as up-to-date: 5 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008796.pub2


How to Cite

Braam KI, van der Torre P, Takken T, Veening MA, van Dulmen-den Broeder E, Kaspers GJL. Physical exercise training interventions for children and young adults during and after treatment for childhood cancer. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD008796. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008796.pub2.

Author Information

  1. 1

    VU University Medical Center, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Oncology/Hematology, Amsterdam, Netherlands

  2. 2

    Wilhelmina Children's Hospital, University Medical Center Utrecht, Child Development and Exercise Center, Utrecht, Netherlands

  3. 3

    VU University Medical Center, Department of Paediatrics, Division of Paediatric Oncology/Haematology, Amsterdam, Netherlands

  1. Joint first authorship with Katja I. Braam

*Patrick van der Torre, Child Development and Exercise Center, Wilhelmina Children's Hospital, University Medical Center Utrecht, PO Box 85090, Utrecht, 3508 AB, Netherlands. p.vandertorre@umcutrecht.nl.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: Edited (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 30 APR 2013

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Chamorro-Vina 2010 {published data only}
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Braam 2011 {published data only}
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