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Table 1 Outcome variables for effect evaluation

From: Randomised controlled trial of a supervised exercise rehabilitation program for colorectal cancer survivors immediately after chemotherapy: study protocol

Variable No. of items Baseline mid-int post-int fw
Primary and Secondary outcomes      
Fatigue (FACIT-fatigue) [60] 13 Q Q Q Q
QoL standard (SF-36) [62] 36 Q Q Q Q
   physical functioning 10 Q Q Q Q
   social functioning 2 Q Q Q Q
   role limitations – physical 4 Q Q Q Q
   role limitations – emotional 3 Q Q Q Q
   general medical health 5 Q Q Q Q
   bodily pain 2 Q Q Q Q
   vitality 4 Q Q Q Q
   mental health 5 Q Q Q Q
   general medical perceptions 1 Q Q Q Q
QoL cancer specific (EORTC QLQ-C30) [63] 30 Q Q Q Q
   physical 5 Q Q Q Q
   role 2 Q Q Q Q
   cognitive 2 Q Q Q Q
   emotional 4 Q Q Q Q
   social 2 Q Q Q Q
   fatigue 3 Q Q Q Q
   pain 2 Q Q Q Q
   nausea and vomiting 2 Q Q Q Q
   global health and QoL 2 Q Q Q Q
Physical Fitness      
   MET value for final stage completed and heart rate at completion of second stage (Modified Bruce Submaximal Treadmill Protocol) N/A EP EP EP EP
   Field Test (6-minute Walk Test) N/A EP EP EP EP
Haematological Markers      
   Full blood count N/A P P P P
   Full iron studies N/A P P P P
   IGF-1 N/A P P P P
   IGFBP-3 N/A P P P P
Additional Measures      
Time since diagnosis 1 Q + MR    
Stage of disease 1 Q + MR    
Socio-demographic variables 10 Q    
Physical Activity Behaviour      
   Self-report recall (Active Australia + history question) 18 + 2 Q+T T (no history) T (no history) T (no history)
   PA Logbook 24 LOG LOG LOG LOG
BMI 2 EP EP EP EP
WHR 2 EP EP EP EP
  1. Q = written questionnaire, EP = Exercise Physiologist (RS), LOG = self-report logbook, T = telephone-delivered questionnaire, P = pathology lab, MR = Medical Records, QoL = Quality of Life, BMI = Body Mass Index, WHR = Waist Hip Ratio