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Daniel A. Galvão
Edith Cowan University
CancerPhysical therapyAndrogen deprivation therapyProstate cancerMedicine
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#1Mary A. Kennedy (ECU: Edith Cowan University)
#2Sara Bayes (ECU: Edith Cowan University)H-Index: 11
Last. Dennis Taafe (ECU: Edith Cowan University)H-Index: 52
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OBJECTIVE Employ the Reach, Effectiveness, Adoption, Implementation, Maintenance framework to evaluate the effectiveness of a co-located exercise clinic model in increasing access to exercise for people undergoing cancer treatment in a private clinic in Western Australia. METHODS This retrospective evaluation utilised a mixed-method approach to gather feedback from key stakeholder groups involved with the exercise clinic. Questionnaires and workout summary sheets were gathered from 237 exercise ...
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#1Kim Edmunds (Griffith University)H-Index: 1
#1Kim EdmundsH-Index: 2
Last. Suzanne K. ChambersH-Index: 35
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Exercise for prostate cancer (PCa) survivors has been shown to be effective in addressing metabolic function and associated co-morbidities, as well as sarcopenia and significant functional impairment resulting from long-term androgen deprivation. Evidence on the cost-effectiveness of exercise interventions for PCa, however, is lacking, thus the aim of this study was to determine the cost-effectiveness of a supervised exercise intervention for long-term PCa survivors who previously received radia...
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#1Robert U. Newton (ECU: Edith Cowan University)H-Index: 95
#2Daniel A. Galvão (ECU: Edith Cowan University)H-Index: 31
Last. Dennis Taafe (ECU: Edith Cowan University)H-Index: 52
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Androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) in men with prostate cancer (PCa) results in adverse effects, including reduced muscle strength and physical function, potentially compromising daily functioning. We examined whether it was more efficacious to commence exercise at the onset of ADT rather than later in treatment to counter declines in strength and physical function. One-hundred-and-four men with PCa (68.3 ± 7.0 years) initiating ADT were randomised to immediate exercise (IMX, n = 54) or delayed ...
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AbstractPurposeFatigue is a common and potentially disabling symptom in patients with cancer. It can often be effectively reduced by exercise. Yet, effects of exercise interventions might differ across subgroups. We conducted a meta-analysis using individual patient data of randomized controlled tri
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ABSTRACTPurposeWhile general guidelines (such as CONSORT or CERT) exist to enhance the reporting of exercise interventions in the field of exercise science, there is inadequate detail facilitating the standardized reporting of resistance training adherence in the oncology setting. The purpose of thi
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#1Kim Edmunds (Griffith University)H-Index: 1
#2Haitham W. Tuffaha (Griffith University)H-Index: 11
Last. Robert U. Newton (ECU: Edith Cowan University)H-Index: 95
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Androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) has broad application in the treatment of prostate cancer (PC) and is associated with numerous, debilitating adverse effects. Increasing use of ADT for PC, longer timeframe for treatment (increased uptake of PSA testing and earlier diagnosis), as well as improved survival and an ageing population, means patients can live for a considerable period of time on or after ADT, experiencing these adverse effects. A number of systematic reviews of adverse effects of AD...
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#1Ciaran M. FairmanH-Index: 7
#2Daniel A. GalvãoH-Index: 31
Cancer patients and survivors experience wide-ranging acute and persistent toxicities that have implications to reduced physical function, cardiovascular and metabolic complications, musculoskeletal health and quality of life. Over the past several years, the field of exercise oncology has demonstrated a number of opportunities for the use of exercise as a medicine to preserve function and ameliorate and reverse a range of treatment-related adverse effects in patients with cancer receiving treat...
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Physical inactivity is a major concern in cancer patients despite the established preventative and therapeutic effects of regular physical exercise for this patient group. Sport not only plays an i...
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#1Sandra C. Hayes (QUT: Queensland University of Technology)H-Index: 32
#2Robert U. Newton (ECU: Edith Cowan University)H-Index: 95
Last. Daniel A. Galvão (ECU: Edith Cowan University)H-Index: 31
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Abstract Objectives Since Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA) first published its position statement on exercise guidelines for people with cancer, there has been exponential growth in research evaluating the role of exercise pre-, during and post-cancer treatment. Design and Methods The purpose of this report is to use the current scientific evidence, alongside clinical experience and exercise science principles to update ESSA’s position statement on cancer-specific exercise prescripti...
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#1Kathryn H. Schmitz (PSU: Pennsylvania State University)H-Index: 62
#2Anna Campbell (Edinburgh Napier University)H-Index: 10
Last. Charles E. MatthewsH-Index: 53
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Multiple organizations around the world have issued evidence-based exercise guidance for patients with cancer and cancer survivors. Recently, the American College of Sports Medicine has updated its exercise guidance for cancer prevention as well as for the prevention and treatment of a variety of cancer health-related outcomes (eg, fatigue, anxiety, depression, function, and quality of life). Despite these guidelines, the majority of people living with and beyond cancer are not regularly physica...
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