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Breast, prostate and colorectal cancer survivors’ experiences of using publicly available physical activity mobile apps: a qualitative study

Abstract:
Background: Physical activity (PA) can improve a range of outcomes following a cancer diagnosis. These include an improvement in experience of side effects of treatment (e.g. fatigue) and management of comorbid conditions. PA may also increase survival and reduce recurrence. Digital interventions have shown potential for PA promotion among cancer survivors, but most in a prior review were web-based and few studies used smartphone applications (apps). There are many PA apps av... Expand abstract
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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.2196/10918

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-1955-7234
Publisher:
Journal of Medical Internet Research Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Medical Internet Research Journal website
Volume:
7
Issue:
1
Publication date:
2017-01-02
Acceptance date:
2018-09-11
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EISSN:
1438-8871
ISSN:
1439-4456
Pubs id:
pubs:919572
URN:
uri:be270055-6948-4bb0-93c4-728788320c50
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uuid:be270055-6948-4bb0-93c4-728788320c50
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pubs:919572

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