Exercise and cancer survivorship

Cormie, Prue, Peddle-McIntyre, Carolyn, Hayes, Sandra C., Naumann, Fiona, Turner, Jane, Murnane, Andrew, & Barker, Michael K. (2015) Exercise and cancer survivorship. Cancer Forum, 39(2), pp. 105-112.

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Abstract

Exercise has been identified as an integral component of comprehensive survivorship care and a promising adjuvant therapy to aid in the management of cancer. Leading organisations worldwide now advocate exercise for cancer survivors. Here we briefly review the existing evidence for exercise and survivorship, as well as current research endeavours in Australia. Discussion extends to identify the gaps between research and practice, as well as future research directions needed to drive the field forward. With continued efforts by scientists, clinicians and consumers, there is real potential to strengthen the nexus between scientific evidence and clinical practice and integrate exercise into standard cancer care.

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ID Code: 87079
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 0311-306X
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > HUMAN MOVEMENT AND SPORTS SCIENCE (110600)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > HUMAN MOVEMENT AND SPORTS SCIENCE (110600) > Exercise Physiology (110602)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Exercise & Nutrition Sciences
Current > Schools > School of Public Health & Social Work
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2015 Cancer Council Australia
Deposited On: 03 Sep 2015 03:00
Last Modified: 03 Sep 2015 21:44

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