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Experiences of recruiting to a pilot trial of Cardiac Rehabilitation In patients with Bowel cancer (CRIB) with an embedded process evaluation: lessons learned to improve recruitment

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Hubbard, G., Campbell, A., Davies, Z., Munro, J., Ireland, A. V., Leslie, S., …Treweek, S. (2015)
Experiences of recruiting to a pilot trial of Cardiac Rehabilitation In patients with Bowel cancer (CRIB) with an embedded process evaluation: lessons learned to improve recruitment. Pilot and Feasibility Studies, 1(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s40814-015-0009-z
Background Recruitment to randomised controlled trials (RCTs) is a perennial problem. Calls have been made for trialists to make recruitment performance publicly available. Th...

Treatment-related cardiovascular late effects and exercise training countermeasures in testicular germ cell cancer survivorship

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Christensen, J. F., Bandak, M., Campbell, A., Jones, L. W., & Højman, P. (2015)
Treatment-related cardiovascular late effects and exercise training countermeasures in testicular germ cell cancer survivorship. Acta oncologica, 54(5), 592-599. https://doi.org/10.3109/0284186x.2014.995776
Treatment of testicular germ cell cancer constitutes a major success story in modern oncology. Today, the vast majority of patients are cured by a therapeutic strategy using o...

Creatine supplementation and exercise as possible therapeutic treatments in Parkinson’s Disease: A review

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Graham, S. M., Baird, M., & Boyd, G. W. (2014)
Creatine supplementation and exercise as possible therapeutic treatments in Parkinson’s Disease: A review. Archives of Exercise in Health and Disease, 4(3), 286-298. https://doi.org/10.5628/aehd.v4i3.169
Parkinson’s disease (PD) is the second most common progressive neurodegenerative condition after Alzheimer’s Disease. It is characterized by a progressive loss of dopaminergic...

Effects of supervised exercise on motivational outcomes in breast cancer survivors at 5-year follow-up

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Trinh, L., Mutrie, N., Campbell, A. M., Crawford, J. J., & Courneya, K. S. (2014)
Effects of supervised exercise on motivational outcomes in breast cancer survivors at 5-year follow-up. European Journal of Oncology Nursing, 18(6), 557-563. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejon.2014.07.004
Short-term physical activity (PA) has beneficial effects on symptom management and quality of life, however, longer-term adherence is likely needed for improved disease outcom...

Benefits of supervised group exercise programme for women being treated for early stage breast cancer: pragmatic randomised controlled trial

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Mutrie, N., Campbell, A. M., Whyte, F., McConnachie, A., Emslie, C., Lee, L., …Ritchie, D. (2007)
Benefits of supervised group exercise programme for women being treated for early stage breast cancer: pragmatic randomised controlled trial. BMJ, 334(7592), 517. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39094.648553.ae
Objectives To determine functional and psychological benefits of a 12 week supervised group exercise programme during treatment for early stage breast cancer, with six month f...