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Table 4 Combined Aerobic and Resistance Training Program

From: The lung cancer exercise training study: a randomized trial of aerobic training, resistance training, or both in postsurgical lung cancer patients: rationale and design

   Aerobic Training Resistance Training
Training Phase Wk* Weekly Sessions Duration (min/session) Intensity of VO2peak Duration (min/session) Sets, n Repetitions, n Weight, max repetitions
Introductory 0-4 2 15-25 50-60 15-20 1 8-12 12
Intermediate 5-9 3 20-30 >70 ~25 2 8-12 12
Maintenance 10-24 3 30-45 >70 ~30 2 8-10 10
  1. *Week intervals shown are goals and may vary for individual patients. All exercise sessions must be performed in a supervised setting.