Promoting physical activity in childhood cancer survivors: results from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

Cancer, Volume 115, Issue 3, p.642-54 (2009)

Keywords:

2009, Adult, Affect, Anxiety, Center-Authored Paper, Clinical Research Division, Fatigue, Fear, Female, Humans, Male, Models, Biological, Motivation, Motor Activity, Neoplasms, Public Health Sciences Division, Research Trials Office Core Facility - Biostatistics Service, Sex Factors, Shared Resources, Survivors

Abstract:

Although physical activity may modify the late effects of childhood cancer treatment, from 20% to 52% of adult survivors are sedentary. The authors of this report sought to identify modifiable factors that influence survivors' participation in physical activity.