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A Pilot Study of Online Yoga to Improve Fatigue and Quality of Life in Myeloproliferative Neoplasm Patients

Abstract Myeloproliferative neoplasm (MPN) patients suffer from fatigue and a reduced overall quality of life, both of which are not resolved with current pharmacologic therapy. The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of a 12-week online-streamed yoga intervention on fatigue and QoL in MPN patients as compared to a wait-list control group as well as to determine the feasibility of remotely collecting blood and saliva samples in a national sample. MPN patients were asked to complete 60 min/week of online yoga for 12 weeks. MPN fatigue and QoL were assessed online with single-item questions taken from the MPN SAF (fatigue and QoL) and NIH PROMIS (QoL) at baseline, week 7, and week 12. The practicality of the blood and saliva measures were... (more)
Created Date 2017
Contributor Eckert, Ryan (Author) / Huberty, Jennifer (Advisor) / Mesa, Ruben (Committee member) / Gowin, Krisstina (Committee member) / Dueck, Amylou (Committee member) / Kosiorek, Heidi (Committee member) / Larkey, Linda (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Health sciences
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 46 pages
Language English
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Note Masters Thesis Exercise and Wellness 2017
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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