Journal article

How do different delivery schedules of tailored web-based physical activity advice for breast cancer survivors influence intervention use and efficacy?

CE Short, A Rebar, EL James, MJ Duncan, KS Courneya, RC Plotnikoff, R Crutzen, C Vandelanotte

JOURNAL OF CANCER SURVIVORSHIP | SPRINGER | Published : 2017

Abstract

PURPOSE: The purpose of the study is to investigate the impact of differing delivery schedules of computer-tailored physical activity modules on engagement and physical activity behaviour change in a web-based intervention targeting breast cancer survivors. METHODS: Insufficiently active breast cancer survivors (n = 492) were randomly assigned to receive one of the following intervention schedules over 12 weeks: a three-module intervention delivered monthly, a three-module intervention delivered weekly or a single module intervention. Engagement with the website (number of logins, time on site, modules viewed, action plans completed) was measured using tracking software. Other outcomes (webs..

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Grants

Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council


Awarded by Future Leader Fellowship from the National Heart Foundation of Australia


Funding Acknowledgements

CES is supported by an Early Career Fellowship (ID 1090517) from the National Health and Medical Research Council. ALR is supported by an Early Career Fellowship (ID1105926) from the National Health Medical Research Council. KSC is supported by the Canada Research Chairs Program. RCP is supported by a Research Fellowship from the National Health and Medical Research Council CV is supported by a Future Leader Fellowship from the National Heart Foundation of Australia (ID 100427). MJD is supported by a Future Leader Fellowship (ID 100029) from the National Heart Foundation of Australia.