The promoting physical activity in regional and remote cancer survivors ( PPARCS ) trial: Physical activity maintenance

HARDCASTLE, Sarah J., MAXWELL‐SMITH, Chloe, CAVALHERI, Vinicius, BOYLE, Terry, ROMÁN, Marta Leyton, PLATELL, Cameron, LEVITT, Michael, SAUNDERS, Christobel, SARDELIC, Frank, NIGHTINGALE, Sophie, MCCORMICK, Jacob, LYNCH, Craig, COHEN, Paul A., BULSARA, Max and HINCE, Dana (2024). The promoting physical activity in regional and remote cancer survivors ( PPARCS ) trial: Physical activity maintenance. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports, 34 (3): e14572.

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Introduction: The study examined whether increased physical activity (PA) in nonmetropolitan cancer survivors was maintained 12 weeks following the PPARCS intervention. Methods: PA outcomes were assessed using an accelerometer at baseline, end of the intervention, and at 24 weeks. Linear mixed models were used to examine between‐group changes in PA outcomes. Results: The increased moderate‐to‐vigorous PA (MVPA) following intervention was maintained with significantly higher MVPA in the intervention group at 24 weeks (vs. controls) compared to baseline nett change of 52.5 min/week (95% CI 11.0–94.0.4). Conclusions: Distance‐based interventions using wearables and health coaching may produce MVPA maintenance amongst nonmetropolitan cancer survivors.

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Additional Information: ** Article version: VoR ** From Wiley via Jisc Publications Router ** Licence for VoR version of this article: **Journal IDs: issn 0905-7188; issn 1600-0838 **Article IDs: publisher-id: sms14572; society-id: sjmss-o-981-23.r2 **History: published 03-2024; published_online 29-02-2024; accepted 17-01-2024; rev-recd 12-01-2024; submitted 11-09-2023
Uncontrolled Keywords: health disparities, oncology, behavior change, exercise, wearable technology
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SWORD Depositor: Colin Knott
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Date Deposited: 01 Mar 2024 15:33
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