Journal article

Examining the Priorities, Needs and Preferences of Men with Metastatic Prostate Cancer in Designing a Personalised eHealth Exercise Intervention

Holly EL Evans, Cynthia C Forbes, Corneel Vandelanotte, Daniel A Galvao, Robert U Newton, Gary Wittert, Suzanne Chambers, Ganessan Kichenadasse, Nicholas Brook, Danielle Girard, Camille E Short

International Journal of Behavioral Medicine | SPRINGER | Published : 2020

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Few individuals with metastatic prostate cancer have access to prostate cancer-specific exercise support, despite demonstrated benefits. eHealth tools, such as websites, may be viable options for increasing access. To be effective and acceptable, future eHealth websites need to consider end-users' perspectives, capacity and needs. We aim to provide insight into these factors by exploring daily priorities, activities and health literacy of individuals with metastatic prostate cancer and their perspectives towards exercise and exercise-based web-based eHealth interventions. METHODS: Semi-structured interviews explored participant's experiences and understanding of their disease, ex..

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Grants

Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council ECR Fellowship


Awarded by Victorian Cancer Agency Mid-Career Fellowship


Funding Acknowledgements

This study was funded by the Australian New Zealand Urogenital and Prostate Cancer Trials Group (ANZUP) through a below the belt research grant. HE is funded by a Commonwealth Research Training Program scholarship and the Freemasons Centre for Men's Health. CES was supported by a National Health and Medical Research Council ECR Fellowship (ID 1090517) and is currently supported by a Victorian Cancer Agency Mid-Career Fellowship (MCRF19028). The funding bodies had no role in study design, analysis or creation of the manuscript.