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Exercise in cancer care in Ireland: a survey of oncology nurses and physiotherapists
O'Hanlon, É.; Kennedy, N.
Exercise is increasingly being promoted as an effective intervention to address the physical and psychosocial problems associated with cancer and its treatment (Kirshbaum 2007). Several trials have shown that exercise and keeping active throughout the cancer journey can preserve or improve physical function and psychological well-being and reduce the negative impact of some cancer- related side-effects such as fatigue (Schmitz et al . 2010
Keyword(s): CANCER; PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Publication Date:
2014
Type: Journal article
Peer-Reviewed: Unknown
Language(s): English
Contributor(s): Department of Clinical Therapies, Faculty of Education and Health Sciences, University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland
Institution: Lenus
Publisher(s): European Journal of Cancer Care
Related Link(s): http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/ecc.12206
First Indexed: 2016-04-23 06:58:43 Last Updated: 2017-05-12 06:52:19