2018
DOI: 10.4025/jphyseduc.v29i1.2932
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Prostate Cancer: Quality of Life and Physical Activity Level of Patients

Abstract: RESUMO O estudo analisou a relação entre a atividade física e a qualidade de vida de pacientes diagnosticados com câncer de próstata atendidos no Centro de Pesquisas Oncológicas (CEPON). Participaram 85 homens com média de idade de 65,9±7,6 anos. Fez-se uso de um questionário estruturado contemplando: informações gerais; características da doença; estrato socioeconômico (IBGE); atividade física (IPAQ-versão curta); qualidade de vida geral (QLQ-C30) e; qualidade de vidacâncer de próstata (QLQ-PR25). A maioria i… Show more

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“…There is also a correlation between physical activity and reduced mortality in prostate cancer patients [36]. Thus, the finding that a home-based PRT programme can increase physical activity levels are encouraging, given the insufficient levels of physical activity in the population of men with prostate cancer, with a study by Silva et al showing that 56.5% of a cohort of men with prostate cancer were inactive [37].…”
Section: Discussionmentioning
confidence: 97%
“…There is also a correlation between physical activity and reduced mortality in prostate cancer patients [36]. Thus, the finding that a home-based PRT programme can increase physical activity levels are encouraging, given the insufficient levels of physical activity in the population of men with prostate cancer, with a study by Silva et al showing that 56.5% of a cohort of men with prostate cancer were inactive [37].…”
Section: Discussionmentioning
confidence: 97%
“…There is also a correlation between physical activity and reduced mortality in prostate cancer patients (37). Thus, the finding that a home-based PRT program can increase physical activity levels are encouraging, given the insufficient levels of physical activity in the population of men with prostate cancer, with a study by Silva et al showing that 56.5% of a cohort of men with prostate cancer were inactive based on exercise recommendations by the American College of Sports Medicine (38).…”
Section: Discussionmentioning
confidence: 98%
“…In the psychological sphere, it is possible to offer, in addition to quality information, psychological assistance and participation in support groups, for instance (22). In the physical sphere, physical activities can improve not only physical, but also emotional function and contribute to the reduction of symptoms such as nausea, vomiting and constipation (23).…”
Section: Discussionmentioning
confidence: 99%