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Robert U. Newton
Edith Cowan University
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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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#1Simon Walker (University of Jyväskylä)H-Index: 13
#2Keijo Häkkinen (University of Jyväskylä)H-Index: 83
Last.Anthony J. Blazevich (ECU: Edith Cowan University)H-Index: 35
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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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#1Michelle I. Jongenelis (University of Melbourne)H-Index: 8
#2Michelle I. Jongenelis (University of Melbourne)
Last.Simone Pettigrew (The George Institute for Global Health)H-Index: 25
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Promoting engagement in formal volunteering represents a potential means of facilitating healthy aging. Given reluctance to participate in volunteering has been partially attributed to negative per...
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#1Kim Edmunds (Griffith University)
#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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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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AbstractLi, F, Newton, RU, Shi, Y, Sutton, D, and Ding, H. Correlation of eccentric strength, reactive strength, and leg stiffness with running economy in well-trained distance runners. J Strength Cond Res XX(X): 000–000, 2019—Neuromuscular characteristics play a critical role in distance running pe
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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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Purpose: Criticisms of the acute to chronic workload ratio (ACWR) have been that the mathematical coupling inherent in the traditional calculation of the ACWR results in a spurious correlation. The purposes of this commentary are (1) to examine how mathematical coupling causes spurious correlations and (2) to use a case study from actual monitoring data to determine how mathematical coupling affects the ACWR. Methods: Training and competition workload (TL) data were obtained from international-l...
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