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The Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness 2010 September;50(3):326-9

EPIDEMIOLOGY AND CLINICAL MEDICINE 

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Impact of fire-fighters training on a female with smoldering multiple myeloma

Boullosa D. A. 1, Leicht A. S. 2, Tuimil J. L. 1

1 Universidade da Coruña, Oleiros, Spain;
2 James Cook University, Townsville, Australia

The purpose of this study was to examine the influence of a fire-fighting training regime on the cardiac autonomic control of a middle-aged female diagnosed with smoldering multiple myeloma (SMM). Cardiac autonomic control was monitored by heart rate variability (HRV) analysis in the patient during the last six-week period of a one and half year training period. Compared with healthy, physically active age-matched females, the patient demonstrated similar HRV parameters. Furthermore, the patient experienced a positive evolution of the SMM during this training period. These findings indicate: 1) the beneficial effects of high intensity physical training on cardiac autonomic function in a SMM patient; 2) the potential value of HRV monitoring in cancer patients undertaking regular physical activity.

language: English


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