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Table 2 Exclusion criteria

From: Internet-based perioperative exercise program in patients with Barrett’s carcinoma scheduled for esophagectomy [iPEP - study] a prospective randomized-controlled trial

# Exclusion criteria
1. Presence of a second malignant tumor (unless curatively treated >5 years ago)
2. Chemotherapy or radiochemotherapy in patient’s history
3. Orthopedic, rheumatologic, cardiovascular or neurologic (epilepsy, stroke, Parkinson’s disease, muscle wasting diseases such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or multiple sclerosis) contraindications for the exercise program
4. Inability to use the internet or no internet access
5. Inability to communicate in German
6. Each active disease, which hinders completion of the study
7. Active alcoholism or illegal drug consumption within the last six months before study entry