Promotion of PA & Motivation in cancer survivors

Recommended Reading

Macmillan Cancer Support. (2016). What motivates people with cancer to get active: Understanding the motivations and barriers to physical activity in people living with cancer.[full text]

Further Reading

Aarnoudse,G.B. (2010) Physical activity during and after cancer treatment: Barriers, facilitators, predictors and adherence (MSc Thesis) Utrecht University: The Netherlands [full text

Andrews, A., Rhodes, R., Blanchard, C., Culos-Reed, S., Friedenreich, C., Belanger, L. and Courneya, K. (2012), Medical, demographic and social cognitive correlates of physical activity in a population-based sample of colorectal cancer survivors. European Journal of Cancer Care, 21: 187–196. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2354.2011.01290.x [abstract

Blaney, J., Lowe-Strong, A., Rankin, J., Campbell, A., Allen, J., & Gracey, J. (2010). The cancer rehabilitation journey: barriers to and facilitators of exercise among patients with cancer-related fatigue. Physical therapy, 90(8), 1135-47. doi:10.2522/ptj.20090278 [full text

Blaney, J. M., Campbell, A., & Gracey, J. H. (2011). Cancer survivors ’ exercise barriers , facilitators and preferences in the context of fatigue , quality of life and physical activity participation : a questionnaire – survey. Psycho-Oncology. doi:10.1002/pon [full text]

Brunet, J., Amireault, S., Chaiton, M., & Sabiston, C. M. (2014). Identification and prediction of physical activity trajectories in women treated for breast cancer.Annals of Epidemiology.[abstract]

Carmack Taylor, C. L., Demoor, C., Smith, M. a, Dunn, A. L., Basen-Engquist, K., Nielsen, I., Pettaway, C., et al. (2006). Active for Life After Cancer: a randomized trial examining a lifestyle physical activity program for prostate cancer patients. Psycho-oncology, 15(10), 847-62 [abstract

Costanzo, E. S., Lutgendorf, S. K., & Roeder, S. L. (2011). Common-Sense Beliefs about Cancer and Health Practices Among Women Completing Treatment for Breast Cancer. Psychooncology, 20(1), 53–61. doi:10.1002/pon.1707.Common-Sense [full text]

Coups, E. J., Park, B. J., Feinstein, M. B., Steingart, R. M., Egleston, B. L., Wilson, D. J., & Ostroff, J. S. (2009). Correlates of physical activity among lung cancer survivors. Psycho-Oncology, 18, 395-404. [abstract

Courneya, K.S., Karvinen, K.H. and Vallance, J.K.H. (2007) Exercise Motivation and Behavior Change In Feuerstein, M. Handbook of Cancer Survivorship Springer pp 113-132, DOI: 10.1007/978-0-387-34562-8_7 [full text

Craike, M.J., Livingston, P.M. and Botti, M. (2010) An exploratory study of the factors that influence physical activity for prostate cancer survivors Supportive Care in Cancer Vol.19, No. 7, 1019-1028, DOI: 10.1007/s00520-010-0929-3 [abstract

Daley, A.J., Bowden, S.J., Rea, D.W., Billingham, L. and Carmicheal, A.R. (2008) What advice are oncologists and surgeons in the United Kingdom giving to breast cancer patients about physical activity? International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 5:46 [full text

Demark-Wahnefried, W., Aziz, N.M., Rowland, J.H. and Pinto, B.M. (2005) Riding the Crest of the Teachable Moment: Promoting Long-Term Health After the Diagnosis of Cancer J Clin Oncol Vol.23, No.24, 5814–5830.[full text

Emslie, C., Whyte, F., Campbell, A., Mutrie, N., Lee, L., Ritchie, D., & Kearney, N. (2007). “I wouldn”t have been interested in just sitting round a table talking about cancer’; exploring the experiences of women with breast cancer in a group exercise trial. Health Education Research, 22(6), 827–38. doi:10.1093/her/cyl159 [full text]

Harriss, D. J., Cable, N. T., George, K., Reilly, T., Renehan, A. G., & Haboubi, N. (2007). Physical activity before and after diagnosis of colorectal cancer: disease risk, clinical outcomes, response pathways and biomarkers. Sports Medicine, 37(11), 947-60 

Hefferon, K., Murphy, H., McLeod, J., Mutrie, N. and Campbell, A. (2013) Understanding barriers to exercise implementation 5-year post-breast cancer diagnosis: a large-scale qualitative study. Health Education Research. : 1–14. [Online]. Available from: doi:10.1093/her/cyt083 [full text]

Humpel, N., & Iverson, D. C. (2010). Sleep quality, fatigue and physical activity following a cancer diagnosis. European Journal of Cancer Care, 19(6), 761-8 [abstract

Humpel, N., & Iverson, D. C. (2007). Depression and quality of life in cancer survivors: is there a relationship with physical activity? International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 4(65), 1-10. [full text

Irwin, M. L., Mctiernan, A., Bernstein, L., Gilliland, F. D., Baumgartner, R., Baumgartner, K. and Ballardbarbash, R. (2004) Physical Activity Levels among Breast Cancer Survivors. Med. Sci. Sports Exerc., Vol. 36, No. 9, pp. 1484–1491 [full text

Jones, L. W. and Courneya, K. S. (2002), Exercise Counseling and Programming Preferences of Cancer Survivors. Cancer Practice, 10: 208–215. doi: 10.1046/j.1523-5394.2002.104003.x [abstract

Kampshoff, C. S., Jansen, F., van Mechelen, W., May, A. M., Brug, J., Chinapaw, M. J., & Buffart, L. M. (2014). Determinants of exercise adherence and maintenance among cancer survivors: a systematic review. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 11(1), 80. [full text]

Karvinen, K.H., Courneya, K.S., Campbell, K.L., Pearcey, R.G., Dundas, G., Capstick, V., et al (2007) Correlates of exercise motivation and behaviour in a population-based sample of endometrial cancer survivors: an application of the Theory of Planned Behavior. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 4:21[full text]Speed 

Karvinen,K.H., McGourty, S., Parent, T., and Walker, P.R. (2011) Physical Activity Promotion Among Oncology Nurses Cancer Nursing doi: 10.1097/NCC.0b013e31822d9081 [abstract

Karvinen,K.H., DuBose, K.D., Carney, B., and Allison, R.R. (2010) Promotion of Physical Activity Among Oncologists in the United States The Journal of Supportive Oncology Vol. 8, No.1 [full text

Karvinen KH, Courneya KS, Campbell KL, Pearcey RG, Dundas G, Capstick V, et al.(2006) Exercise preferences of endometrial cancer survivors: a population-based study. Cancer Nurs 29(4):259-65.[abstract

Karvinen KH, Courneya KS, Venner P, North S. (2007) Exercise programming and counseling preferences in bladder cancer survivors: a population-based study. J Cancer Surviv 1(1):27-34.[abstract

Karvinen, K. H., McGourty, S., Parent, T., & Walker, P. R. (2012). Physical activity promotion among oncology nurses. Cancer nursing, 35(3), E41–8. doi:10.1097/NCC.0b013e31822d9081 [abstract]

Knols, R. H., de Bruin, E. D., Shirato, K., Uebelhart, D., & Aaronson, N. K. (2010). Physical activity interventions to improve daily walking activity in cancer survivors. BMC cancer, 10, 406. doi:10.1186/1471-2407-10-406 [full text

Kuijpers, W., Groen, W. G., Aaronson, N. K., & Harten, W. H. (2013). A Systematic Review of Web-Based Interventions for Patient Empowerment and Physical Activity in Chronic Diseases: Relevance for Cancer Survivors. Journal of medical internet research (electronic), 15(2), e37.[full text]

Liu, R.D.K. et al. (2011) Psychometric properties of two physical activity questionnaires, the AQuAA and the PASE, in cancer patients BMC Medical Research Methodology 11:30 [full text

Maddocks, M., Armstrong, S., & Ã, A. W. (2011). Exercise as a supportive therapy in incurable cancer: exploring patient preferences. Psycho-Oncology, 20, 173-178. [abstract

May, A. M., Duivenvoorden, H. J., Korstjens, I., van Weert, E., HoekstraWeebers, J. E., van den Borne, B., ... & Ros, W. J. (2008). The effect of group cohesion on rehabilitation outcome in cancer survivors. PsychoOncology, 17(9), 917-925. [full text]

May, A. M., Van Weert, E., Korstjens, I., Hoekstra-Weebers, J. E. H. M., Van Der Schans, C. P., Zonderland, M. L., Mesters, I., et al. (2008). Improved physical fitness of cancer survivors: a randomised controlled trial comparing physical training with physical and cognitive-behavioural training. Acta Oncologica, 47(5), 825-34. [full text

Milne, H.M., Wallman, K.E., Guilfoyle, A., Gordon, S., Corneya, K.S. (2008) Self-determination theory and physical activity among breast cancer survivors. Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology, Vol.30, No.1, 23-38 [abstract

Rogers, L. Q., Markwell, S., Hopkins-Price, P., Vicari, S., Courneya, K. S., Hoelzer, K., & Verhulst, S. (2011). Reduced Barriers Mediated Physical Activity Maintenance Among Breast Cancer Survivors. Methods, 33(2), 235-254 [full text

Rogers, L. Q., Courneya, K. S., Shah, P., Dunnington, G., & Hopkins-Price, P. (2007). Exercise stage of change, barriers, expectations, values and preferences among breast cancer patients during treatment: a pilot study. European journal of cancer care, 16(1), 55-66. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2354.2006.00705.x [full text

Rabin, C., Pinto, B. M., & Frierson, G. M. (2006). Mediators of a Randomized Controlled Physical Activity Intervention for Breast Cancer Survivors. Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology, 28, 269-284. 

Richards, M., Corner, J., & Maher, J. (2011). The National Cancer Survivorship Initiative: new and emerging evidence on the ongoing needs of cancer survivors. British journal of cancer, 105 Suppl 1(S1), S1–4. doi:10.1038/bjc.2011.416 [full text

Sander, A. P., Wilson, J., Izzo, N., Mountford, S. A., & Hayes, K. W. (2012). Factors that affect decisions about physical activity and exercise in survivors of breast cancer: a qualitative study. Physical therapy, 92(4), 525-536.[full text]

Shang, J., Wenzel, J., Krumm, S., Griffith, K., & Stewart, K. (2012). Who will drop out and who will drop in: exercise adherence in a randomized clinical trial among patients receiving active cancer treatment. Cancer nursing, 35(4), 312–22. doi:10.1097/NCC.0b013e318236a3b3 [abstract

Sherman, K., Heard, G., & Cavanagh, K. L. (2010). Psychological effects and mediators of a group multi-component program for breast cancer survivors. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 33(5), 378-91. [full text]] 

Speed-Andrews, A. E., & Courneya, K. S. (2012). Cancer Patients. In Acevedo, E.O. (Ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Exercise Psychology (Oxford Library of Psychology) New York: Oxford University Press.pp. 430-464 [google books

Stanton, A.L. (2006) Psychosocial Concerns and Interventions for Cancer Survivors J Clin Oncol Vol. 24 , No.32, 5132-5137 [full text

Stevinson, C., Tonkin, K., Capstick, V., Schepansky, A., Ladha, A. B., Valance, J. K., Faught, W., et al. (2009). A population-based study of the determinants of physical activity in ovarian cancer survivors. Journal of Physical Activity & Health, 6(3), 339-46. [abstract

Stull, V.B., Snyder, D.C. and Demark-Wahefried, W. (2007) Lifestyle Interventions in cancer survivors: Designing Programs that meed the needs of this vulnerable and growing population J. Nutr. Vol. 137, No. 1 243S-248S [full text

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