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Table 3 Study Endpoints

From: Progressive Resistance Training and Cancer Testis (PROTRACT) - Efficacy of resistance training on muscle function, morphology and inflammatory profile in testicular cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy: design of a randomized controlled trial

Muscular morphology
   • Mean fiber area
   • Fiber type distribution
   • Satellite cells
   • Intracellular signaling molecules
Body Composition
   • Lean Body Mass
   • Fat percentage
Muscle strength
   • Maximum Voluntary Contraction
   • Leg Extensor Power
Systemic effects
   • Cholesterol (TCHO, HDL, LDL, Triglycerides)
   • Glucose
   • Insulin
   • Inflammatory markers (CRP, TNF-α, IL-6, IL-18)
   • Anti-inflammatory markers (IL-4, IL-10)
Patient reported outcomes
   • Health related Quality of Life (SF-36 and EORTC)