26. Exercise and Psychosocial Issues for Cancer Survivors

  1. Gershon Tenenbaum and
  2. Robert C. Eklund
  1. Kerry S. Courneya,
  2. Clare Stevinson and
  3. Jefrey K. H. Vallance

Published Online: 5 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118270011.ch26

Handbook of Sport Psychology, Third Edition

Handbook of Sport Psychology, Third Edition

How to Cite

Courneya, K. S., Stevinson, C. and Vallance, J. K. H. (2007) Exercise and Psychosocial Issues for Cancer Survivors, in Handbook of Sport Psychology, Third Edition (eds G. Tenenbaum and R. C. Eklund), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118270011.ch26

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 19 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471738114

Online ISBN: 9781118270011

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Keywords:

  • exercise;
  • cancer survivors;
  • life-sustaining organs;
  • public health;
  • colorectal

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Pathophysiology of Cancer

  • Epidemiology of Cancer

  • Medical Treatments for Cancer

  • Psychosocial Issues in Cancer Survivors

  • Current Psychosocial Interventions in Cancer Survivors

  • Exercise and Psychosocial Outcomes in Cancer Survivors

  • Mechanisms of Enhanced Quality of Life from Exercise in Cancer Survivors

  • Exercise Motivation and Behavior Change in Cancer Survivors

  • Future Research Directions

  • Conclusion