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Physical Activity and Cancer

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Attention for Chapter 16: Physical Activity Motivation and Cancer Survivorship
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Chapter title
Physical Activity Motivation and Cancer Survivorship
Chapter number 16
Book title
Physical Activity and Cancer
Published in
Recent results in cancer research Fortschritte der Krebsforschung Progrès dans les recherches sur le cancer, November 2010
DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-04231-7_16
Pubmed ID
Book ISBNs
978-3-64-204230-0, 978-3-64-204231-7
Authors

Pinto BM, Ciccolo JT, Bernardine M. Pinto, Joseph T. Ciccolo

Editors

Kerry S. Courneya, Christine M. Friedenreich

Abstract

Physical activity (PA) participation has been shown to be helpful in improving physical and mental well-being among cancer survivors. The purpose of this chapter is to review the literature on the determinants of physical activity motivation and behavior among cancer survivors. Using theories of behavior change, researchers have sought to identify the correlates of motivation that predict the participation in regular physical activity in observational studies, while intervention studies have focused on manipulating those factors to support the initiation of physical activity. The majority of this work has been conducted with breast cancer survivors, and there is an interest in expanding this work to survivors of others cancers (e.g., prostate, lung, and colorectal cancer). Results suggest that constructs from the Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB), Transtheoretical Model (TTM), and Social Cognitive Theory (SCT) are associated with greater motivation for physical activity, and some of these constructs have been used in interventions to promote physical activity adoption. There is scope for understanding the determinants of physical activity adoption in various cancer survivor populations. Much more needs to done to identify the determinants of maintenance of physical activity.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Netherlands 1 <1%
Denmark 1 <1%
Australia 1 <1%
Unknown 121 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 25 20%
Student > Master 20 16%
Researcher 13 10%
Student > Bachelor 13 10%
Student > Doctoral Student 9 7%
Other 27 22%
Unknown 17 14%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 29 23%
Nursing and Health Professions 21 17%
Sports and Recreations 16 13%
Psychology 14 11%
Social Sciences 11 9%
Other 13 10%
Unknown 20 16%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 10. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 27 November 2015.
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#2,582,136
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Outputs from Recent results in cancer research Fortschritte der Krebsforschung Progrès dans les recherches sur le cancer
#20
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#29,005
of 202,150 outputs
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