Physical activity

Research by Drs. Campbell and Neil-Sztramko featured in VCH Research newsletter

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Research by Dr. Kristin Campell and former Centre PhD student Dr. Sarah Neil-Sztramko was featured in the VCH Research newsletter on September 27, 2016.

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Innovative approach for increasing physical activity among breast cancer survivors: Protocol for Project MOVE, a quasi-experimental study

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Introduction: Physical activity is a cost-effective and non-pharmaceutical strategy that can help mitigate the physical and psychological health challenges associated with breast cancer survivorship.

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Dr. Gotay busts cancer prevention myths on physical activity and nutrition

Monday, August 22, 2016

Dr. Gotay dispels myths on physical activity and nutrition for cancer prevention

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Blog: The cost effectiveness of cancer prevention

Monday, July 18, 2016

This is the last post in our series on cancer risk factors in Canada, Iran, Ireland, Mexico, and Pakistan.

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Blog: Are we active enough? Global physical activity rates and cancer prevention.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

We know moving is good for the waistline, but can it prevent a rise in global cancers?

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Dr. Carolyn Gotay participates in obesity conference

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Representatives from the Centre took part in the International Conference on Obesity in Vancouver this week.

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Attention to principles of exercise training: a review of exercise studies for survivors of cancers other than breast

Sunday, June 1, 2014
Randomised controlled trials (RCTs) can evaluate how well a particular exercise programme reduces cancer treatment-related side effects.
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Physical activity levels of cancer survivors in Canada: findings from the Canadian Community Health Survey

Saturday, March 1, 2014
PURPOSE: Physical activity may reduce many side effects of cancer treatment and may improve survival.
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Lateral trunk lean gait modification increases the energy cost of treadmill walking in those with knee osteoarthritis

Monday, February 3, 2014
OBJECTIVE:
To compare the energy expenditure of increased lateral trunk lean walking - a suggested method of reducing medial compartment knee joint load - compared to normal walking in a population of older adults with medial knee osteoarthritis (OA).
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