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Why cancer survivors need to move more: Building an Alberta exercise program

Aug. 1, 2017

Although research evidence has shown strong benefits from exercise for cancer survivors, exercise programming has not been part of the care provided to survivors in Alberta until recently. This article highlights the Alberta Cancer Exercise (ACE) study, which aims to build a clinic-to-community model that ensures exercise becomes part of cancer survivorship care. Authors: S. Nicole Culos-Reed, Tanya Williamson, Christopher Sellar, Margaret McNeely. (WellSpring | August 2017, Volume 28, Number 8)

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CALL FOR ABSTRACTS and REGISTRATION IS OPEN: Don't miss the Active Living Research Conference in Alberta!

July 20, 2017

Feb 11 - 14, 2018 | Banff, AB | by Active Living Research and Alberta Centre for Active Living

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Motherhood, fitness, feelings and Fitbits: Exploring the experiences of mothers in New Zealand who wear a physical activity monitor

July 1, 2017

Wearable physical activity monitors, such as the Fitbit or Jawbone, are the latest tools in physical activity technology. These devices allow individuals to track various physical activities throughout the day. However, little is understood as to how individuals interpret and use the data, or how the data shapes behaviours and everyday life. This study explored these topics among mothers who use these devices. Author: Marianne Clark. (WellSpring | July 2017, Volume 28, Number 7)

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