Document Type

Conference Paper

Publication Date

5-2015

Publication Source

Physiotherapy

Abstract

Presentation at the World Confederation for Physical Therapy Congress, held May 1-4, 2015, in Singapore.

Background: Objective measures of upper limb (UL) function specific to breast cancer survivors (BC) are limited. Motion, strength, and muscular endurance are measurable components of UL function. A clinical test that quantifies these components is needed.

Purpose: This study compares the Upper Limb Lift Test (ULLT) between women with BC and healthy control subjects (HC) at baseline, 1-3 months, and 12+ months post-operatively enrolled in a prospective surveillance trial with early intervention. A secondary purpose was to validate the ULLT by comparing findings to self-reported UL function, symptom distress, and shoulder motion in a group of women with BC and healthy control subjects.

Inclusive pages

e1201-e1202

ISBN/ISSN

0031-9406

Document Version

Postprint

Comments

The item available for download is the authors' accepted manuscript. Some changes may have occurred in the copy editing and layout process. View the version of record online or in an academic library. Permission documentation is on file.

Citation information: Physiotherapy, Volume 101, Supplement 1, May 2015. World Confederation for Physical Therapy Congress 2015 Abstracts, Singapore, 1-4 May 2015.

*Publication's typical embargo period for accepted manuscripts does not apply to abstracts.

Publisher

Australian Physiotherapy Association

Volume

101

Issue

Supplement 1