Table 5

Quality of Life as Assessed by the Duke Activity Status Index (DASI) and Medical Outcomes Study (MOS) Questionnaires in Training and Control Groupslegend

Exercise GroupControl Group
Test 1Test 2Test 3Test 1Test 2Test 3
DASI41 ± 1152 ± 1053 ± 1240 ± 945 ± 1135 ± 13
MOS:
 Physical functioning50 ± 2178 ± 1982 ± 1848 ± 1855 ± 2054 ± 20
 Role functioning66 ± 1275 ± 1376 ± 962 ± 1565 ± 1458 ± 14
 Social functioning62 ± 966 ± 1068 ± 1160 ± 1169 ± 1268 ± 12
 Mental health45 ± 1265 ± 1270 ± 1445 ± 1448 ± 1545 ± 15
 Health perception58 ± 1568 ± 1470 ± 1456 ± 1850 ± 1950 ± 18
 Pain10 ± 54 ± 94 ± 912 ± 822 ± 1032 ± 12
MOS total271 ± 74348 ± 77362 ± 75264 ± 84265 ± 90243 ± 91
  • legend Test 1: study entry; test 2: 6 months; test 3: 12 months.

  • p = 0.001 vs. control;

  • p = 0.01 vs. control by multiple analysis of variance;

  • the score of the subcategory “Pain” has been subtracted from MOS total score.