Table 4.

Spontaneous physical activity and maximum exercise capacity in relation to body composition, blood biochemistry, and dietary intake during follow-up in cancer patients

GroupFollow-up period (mo)
048>12
Daily physical activity (counts)627 ± 48718 ± 80513 ± 306753 ± 88
Maximum exercise capacity (W)103 ± 10103 ± 12133 ± 8124 ± 11
Resting heart rate (min−1)71 ± 170 ± 273 ± 268 ± 2
Blood pressure (mm Hg)137/78138/77132/76133/76
Resting energy expenditure1,503 ± 371,489 ± 491,509 ± 661,476 ± 63
Caloric intake (kcal)1,859 ± 1101,834 ± 1952,077 ± 2422,048 ± 384
    Protein intake (g/d)73 ± 467 ± 785 ± 1367 ± 7
    Fat intake (g/d)77 ± 679 ± 1089 ± 1673 ± 7
    Carbohydrate intake (g/d)205 ± 12211 ± 22225 ± 18180 ± 14
Whole body fat (kg)14.1 ± 1.116.9 ± 1.932.8 ± 7.419.9 ± 3.2
FFM (kg)50.2 ± 2.450.4 ± 3.463.7 ± 4.056.0 ± 3.2
Serum albumin (g/L)35.1 ± 136 ± 133 ± 237 ± 1
Plasma glucose (mmol/L)6.4 ± 0.37.3 ± 0.67.1 ± 0.75.9 ± 0.5
Insulin-like growth factor-I (nmol/L)118 ± 9125 ± 2299 ± 13110 ± 7
  • NOTE: Patients at risk are shown in Table 2 (mean ± SE).