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Table 1 Outcome measurements at baseline, weeks 4, 8, 12

From: The effect of yoga on women with secondary arm lymphoedema from breast cancer treatment

Baseline week 0 Week 4 Week 8 Week 12
measurements Measurements-after 4 weeks intervention Measurements-at completion intervention Follow-up measurements
Collection of medical, demographic questionnaires   Intervention group: interviews  
Log of daily yoga practice to yoga group Collection of daily yoga log Collection of daily yoga log  
Lymph measures: Lymph measures: Lymph measures: Lymph measures:
· Bio-impedance · Bio-impedance · Bio-impedance · Bio-impedance
· Circumference · Circumference · Circumference · Circumference
· Tonometer · Tonometer · Tonometer · Tonometer
· VAS symptoms · VAS symptoms · VAS symptoms · VAS symptoms
Weight/height BMI Weight/BMI Weight/BMI Weight/BMI
Arm measures: Arm measures: Arm measures: Arm measures:
· Arm strength · Arm strength · Arm strength · Arm strength
· Shoulder ROM · Shoulder ROM · Shoulder ROM · Shoulder ROM
QOL: QOL: QOL: QOL:
LYMQOL questionnaire LYMQOL questionnaire LYMQOL questionnaire LYMQOL questionnaire
Physical activity: Physical activity: Physical activity: Physical activity:
· IPAQ –short form · IPAQ –short form · IPAQ –short form · IPAQ –short form
· VAS day’s activity · VAS day’s activity · VAS day’s activity · VAS day’s activity
Thoracic spine – sub group:   Thoracic spine – sub group: Thoracic spine – sub group:
· Spinal ROM video   · Spinal ROM video · Spinal ROM video
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