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Health care professionals' knowledge and practice of physical activity promotion for cancer survivors in Ireland.
Purpose: With advancements in cancer screening and treatment, cancer mortality rates continue to decline for most major cancer types globally. This translates into a growing cohort of cancer survivors worldwide, estimated ...
Effects of an 8-week school-based intervention programme on Irish school children's fundamental movement skills
(Taylor & Francis, 2020-10-22)
Background: Irish school children have demonstrated poor proficiency in fundamental movement skills (FMS) and consistent with international literature, females and overweight children tend to be less skilled than males and ...
Cancer survivors' experiences of physical activity: exercise as a vehicle for recovery?
Physical activity (PA) can have benefits for individuals at each stage of the cancer journey, including improved fitness and quality of life. However, many cancer survivors are not meeting the physical activity recommendations.
Monitoring occupational sitting, standing, and stepping in office employees with the W@W-App and the MetaWearC Sensor: Validation Study.
(JMIR Publications, 2020-08)
Background: Replacing occupational sitting time with active tasks has several proposed health benefits for office employees. Mobile phones and motion sensors can provide objective information in real time on occupational ...
The development of the MedEx IMPACT Intervention: a patient-centred, evidenced-based and theoretically-informed physical activity behavior change intervention for individuals living with and beyond cancer.
Regular physical activity (PA) can address many of the negative side effects experienced by individuals following cancer treatment and support the optimization of physical and psychosocial well-being. However, many survivors ...
Sport and recreation musculoskeletal injuries in Irish primary school children.
(Universidad de Alicante, 2020-05)
The physical, cognitive, mental and social health benefits that occur in school children due to participation in sport and recreation are vast (Abernethy and MacAuley, 2003; Bloemers et al., 2012; Warburton et al., 2006). ...
Validation of the W@WApp + MetaWearC sensor to monitor occupational sitting, standing and stepping in office employees: validation study.
Background: Replacing occupational sitting time with active tasks has several proposed health benefits for office employees. Smartphones and motion sensors, can provide objective information in real time on occupational ...