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An exercise program for breast carcinoma survivors with bone losses (Twiss J.J. Waltman N. L. Berg K. Ott C.D. Gross G.J. Gross & Lindsey, 2009).

The assignment questions below will help you identify key parts of the article.

Each question should be used as a heading for your response.

1. Who are the researcher(s?)

What are their credentials

2. Is this quantitative or qualitative?

3. What is your underlying paradigm?

4.What is your study’s purpose: exploration, identification, explanation, control, prediction, or control?

5. Is this research an example or applied research?

6. The relevance of this study to nursing

Answer to Question: NUR 300 Nursing Transition


Exercise intervention for breast carcinoma survivors with bone fractures.

Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 41(1). 20-27.

Janice J. Twiss APRN PhD Nancy L. Waltman EdD Carol D. Ott RRN, PhD Gloria J.

Gross RN., PhD. Ada M. Lindsey. RN., PhD.

All authors are University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing Omaha (NE), USA.

This study is a quantitative research project that focuses primarily on improving the balance and muscle strength of the 110 postmenopausal survivors of breast cancer.

The study’s fundamental goal is to create a multicomponent intervention stud.

This study will consist of 110 breast cancer survivors who are currently suffering from bone loss. They will then be asked to take part in strength training for 24 month to find out if their falls are less frequent and if they have more muscle strength and balance than the BCS that did not participate.

This study shows the benefits of applied research.

This is because the statistical analysis with 223 participants focuses on determining the effectiveness of an intervention.

Biodex Velocity Scope Evaluation was also used for muscle strength testing and balance evaluations through a Timed Backward Tandem Walk.

Because the study involved physical exercise intervention, it has significant nursing relevance.

This could be an excellent example for evidence-based nursing research.

This will be relevant for nurses because it can improve the quality and life of breast cancer survivors.