Multiple myeloma and physical activity: a scoping review.
Bottom Line: Searches were carried out in May 2015.Searchers were conducted in PubMed, Web of Science, SPORTdiscus and MEDLINE.A total of 19 papers received full screening, 5 of these papers were excluded.
Affiliation: Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Health Behaviour Research Centre, University College London, London, UK.Show MeSH
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Mentions: Searches were carried out in May 2015. First the search engine PubMed was searched and 35 papers were identified, of which 13 were entered into full-text review. Next, Web of Science was searched and 134 papers were identified, of which an additional four, previously unidentified papers, were entered into full-text review. We then searched SPORTdiscuss and MEDLINE combined, 53 papers were identified and two additional papers (identified by SPORTdiscuss) were incorporated. A total of 19 papers were reviewed, 5 of these papers were excluded, 1 paper examined only physical functioning and not physical activity, another paper did not investigate MM or SMM per se, 1 paper did not distinguish MM from other haematological cancers, another was a letter and one was the reporting of a protocol. Finally, we searched reference lists of papers and no further studies were included. A total of 14 papers were included in this review. See figure 1 for flow of citations.
Affiliation: Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Health Behaviour Research Centre, University College London, London, UK.