"All boys and men can play football": a qualitative investigation of recreational football in prostate cancer patients.

@article{Bruun2014AllBA,
  title={"All boys and men can play football": a qualitative investigation of recreational football in prostate cancer patients.},
  author={Ditte Marie Bruun and Peter Krustrup and Therese Hornstrup and J Uth and Klaus Brasso and Mikael Rahbek R\orth and Jesper Frank Christensen and J Midtgaard},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of medicine & science in sports},
  year={2014},
  volume={24 Suppl 1},
  pages={113-21}
}
Evidence is accumulating that exercise-based rehabilitation improves physical capacity and quality of life in cancer survivors. However, recruitment and persistence of male cancer patients in rehabilitation and physical activity are low and novel health promotion strategies are warranted. The purpose of this study was to gain an understanding of the meaning of recreational football as a team and interaction-oriented health-promoting activity in men with prostate cancer (n = 26). Qualitative… CONTINUE READING
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