|Appears in Collections:||Marketing and Retail Journal Articles|
|Peer Review Status:||Refereed|
|Title:||"It makes you feel so full of life": LiveWell, a feasibility study of a personalised lifestyle programme for colorectal cancer survivors|
|Author(s):||Anderson, Annie S|
|Citation:||Anderson AS, Caswell S, Wells M, Steele R & MacAskill S (2010) "It makes you feel so full of life": LiveWell, a feasibility study of a personalised lifestyle programme for colorectal cancer survivors, Supportive Care in Cancer, 18 (4), pp. 409-415.|
|Abstract:||Goals: The acceptability and feasibility of a 3-month personalised lifestyle (diet, exercise and weight management) intervention in overweight adults who had completed curative treatment for colorectal cancer were assessed by qualitative interviews, quality-of-life questionnaires and subjective and objective measures of diet and activity. Main results Over a 4-month period, 28 of 37 (75%) patients met the inclusion criteria and 20 (71%) of the eligible patients agreed to participate in the study and 18 (90%) completed the 3-month study. Reported adherence related to tailored advice, personalised feedback and family support. Reported barriers included time following surgery, fatigue, having a stoma or chronic diarrhoea and conflicting advice from clinicians. A weight change of −1.2 (±4.4) kg was achieved overall and −4.1 (±3.7) kg in the ten who had lost weight. Conclusions: Colorectal cancer survivors will participate in a lifestyle change initiative. Interventions should be personalised to suit abilities, provide feedback on personal goals and encourage social support. Intervention timing and attaining greater support from clinicians should be explored prior to the development of an efficacy trial.|
|Rights:||The publisher does not allow this work to be made publicly available in this Repository. Please use the Request a Copy feature at the foot of the Repository record to request a copy directly from the author; you can only request a copy if you wish to use this work for your own research or private study.|
|Full of life anderson et al 2010.pdf||129.17 kB||Adobe PDF||Under Embargo until 2080-04-30 Request a copy|
Note: If any of the files in this item are currently embargoed, you can request a copy directly from the author by clicking the padlock icon above. However, this facility is dependent on the depositor still being contactable at their original email address.
This item is protected by original copyright
Items in the Repository are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.
If you believe that any material held in STORRE infringes copyright, please contact email@example.com providing details and we will remove the Work from public display in STORRE and investigate your claim.