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Determinants of exercise adherence and maintenance among cancer survivors: a systematic review

Overview of attention for article published in International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, July 2014
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Title
Determinants of exercise adherence and maintenance among cancer survivors: a systematic review
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International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, July 2014
DOI 10.1186/1479-5868-11-80
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Caroline S Kampshoff, Femke Jansen, Willem van Mechelen, Anne M May, Johannes Brug, Mai JM Chinapaw, Laurien M Buffart

Abstract

For an exercise intervention to be successful, it is important that cancer survivors adhere to the prescribed program. To be able to improve adherence and to preserve achieved beneficial effects, insights into the relevant and modifiable determinants is important. Therefore, we aimed to systematically review determinants of exercise adherence and maintenance in cancer survivors using a socio-ecological approach.Studies were identified in PubMed, Embase, PsycINFO and SPORTDiscus up to July 2013. We included full-text articles that: 1) were conducted among adult cancer survivors; 2) quantitatively assessed factors associated with intervention adherence and maintenance, and 3) were published in English. The methodological quality of the selected studies was examined. A best evidence synthesis was applied. Eighteen studies were included. Median methodological quality was 53% and ranged from 21-78% of maximum score. Twelve studies focused on determinants of exercise adherence and evaluated 71 potential determinants: 29 demographic and clinical, 27 psychological, ten physical, four social factors, and one environmental factor. Six studies focused on determinants of exercise maintenance after completion of an intervention, and investigated 63 factors: 22 demographic and clinical, 28 psychosocial, nine physical, three social and one environmental factor. We found moderate evidence for a positive association between exercise history and exercise adherence. Inconsistent findings were found for age, gender and education as well as for psychological factors such as stage of change, perceived behavioral control, self-efficacy, extraversion, attitude, intention, fatigue, and quality of life, and physical factors including cardiovascular fitness, body mass index, and baseline physical activity.Exercise history is positively associated with exercise adherence. Future trials should further study the influence of social and environmental determinants on exercise adherence and maintenance in addition to demographic, psychological and physical determinants.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Spain 2 <1%
United Kingdom 1 <1%
Denmark 1 <1%
Australia 1 <1%
Unknown 228 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 46 20%
Student > Ph. D. Student 37 16%
Researcher 24 10%
Student > Bachelor 24 10%
Student > Doctoral Student 16 7%
Other 46 20%
Unknown 40 17%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 51 22%
Sports and Recreations 39 17%
Nursing and Health Professions 38 16%
Psychology 22 9%
Social Sciences 10 4%
Other 27 12%
Unknown 46 20%

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This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 15. 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 05 October 2016.
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