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Game-Based Physical Activity in Childhood Cancer Survivors

2020-02-16 17:40:48 | BioPortfolio

Summary

This study will test whether a game-based exercise plan can help increase the level of physical activity in childhood cancer survivors. The game-based exercise plan will involve participation by both a childhood cancer survivor and his/her parent or caregiver. This study will also look at whether the game-based exercise plan improves childhood cancer survivors' quality of life.

Study Design

Conditions

Survivors of Childhood Cancer

Intervention

Fitbit Inspire HR, Questionaires

Location

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York
New York
United States
10065

Status

Recruiting

Source

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2020-02-16T17:40:48-0500

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