• Cancer patients’ experiences of using an Interactive Health Communication Application (IHCA) 

      Grimsbø, Gro H.; Engelsrud, Gunn; Ruland, Cornelia M.; Finset, Arnstein (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012-05-09)
      Interactive Health Communication Applications (IHCAs) are increasingly used in health care. Studies document that IHCAs provide patients with knowledge and social support, enhance self- efficacy and can improve behavioural ...
    • Classmates motivate childhood cancer patients to participate in physical activity during treatment: A qualitative study 

      Thorsteinsson, Troels; Schmiegelow, Kjeld; Thing, Lone Friis; Andersen, Lars Bo; Helms, Anne Sofie; Ingersgaard, Marianne Vie; Lindgren, Lea Hjortshøj; Larsen, Hanne Bækgaard (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Introduction Children with cancer experience reduced physical fitness and compromised social relationships during and following intensive treatment. This may negatively impact their quality of life. As part of the RESPECT ...
    • Five-year cost-effectiveness analysis of the European Fans in Training (EuroFIT) physical activity intervention for men versus no intervention 

      Kolovos, Spyros; Finch, Aureliano P.; van der Ploeg, Hidde P.; van Nassau, Femke; Broulikova, Hana M.; Baka, Agni; Treweek, Shaun; Gray, Cindy M.; Jelsma, Judith G.M.; Bunn, Christopher; Roberts, Glyn; Silva, Marlene N.; Gill, Jason M. R.; Røynesdal, Øystein; van Mechelen, Willem; Andersen, Eivind; Hunt, Kate; Wyke, Sally; Bosmans, Judith E. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Objectives: Increasing physical activity reduces the risk of chronic illness including Type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease and certain types of cancer. Lifestyle interventions can increase physical activity but few ...
    • New global guidelines on sedentary behaviour and health for adults: Broadening the behavioural targets 

      Dempsey, Paddy; Buman, Matthew P.; Chastin, Sebastien; Ekelund, Ulf; Friedenreich, Christine M.; Katzmarzyk, Peter T.; Leitzmann, Michael F.; Stamatakis, Emmanuel; van der Ploeg, Hidde P.; Willumsen, Juana F.; Bull, Fiona; Biddle, Stuart J. H. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Background: In 2018, the World Health Organisation (WHO) commenced a program of work to update the 2010 Global Recommendations on Physical Activity for Health, for the first-time providing population-based guidelines on ...