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Perceived barriers and benefits to physical activity in colorectal cancer patients

Fisher, A; Wardle, J; Beeken, RJ; Croker, H; Williams, K; Grimmett, C; (2016) Perceived barriers and benefits to physical activity in colorectal cancer patients. Supportive Care in Cancer , 24 (2) pp. 903-910. 10.1007/s00520-015-2860-0. Green open access

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Abstract

There is emerging evidence for the benefits of physical activity (PA) post-diagnosis for colorectal cancer (CRC) survivors. However, population studies suggest activity levels in these patients are very low. Understanding perceived barriers and benefits to activity is a crucial step in designing effective interventions.

Type: Article
Title: Perceived barriers and benefits to physical activity in colorectal cancer patients
Open access status: An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
DOI: 10.1007/s00520-015-2860-0
Publisher version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00520-015-2860-0
Language: English
Additional information: This article is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/), which permits any noncommercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided you give appropriate credit to the original author(s) and the source, provide a link to the Creative Commons license, and indicate if changes were made.
Keywords: Physical activity; Colorectal cancer; Barriers; Facilitators; Qualitative; Survivorship
UCL classification: UCL
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Population Health Sciences > Institute of Epidemiology and Health
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Population Health Sciences > Institute of Epidemiology and Health > Behavioural Science and Health
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Population Health Sciences > UCL GOS Institute of Child Health
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Population Health Sciences > UCL GOS Institute of Child Health > Population, Policy and Practice Dept
URI: https://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/1470777
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