‘I am actually doing something to keep well. That feels really good’: Experiences of exercise within hospice care

@inproceedings{Turner2016IAA,
  title={‘I am actually doing something to keep well. That feels really good’: Experiences of exercise within hospice care},
  author={Karen Turner and Adrian Tookman and Katherine Bristowe and Matthew Maddocks},
  booktitle={Progress in palliative care},
  year={2016}
}
Background: Patients with advanced cancer frequently experience functional impairment and reduced quality of life. Therapeutic exercise can provide benefit and be made accessible through the use of tailored programmes. Most studies examining exercise programmes for people with advanced cancer have used quantitative outcome measures and focussed on objective physical function, therefore offer a limited perspective on the experience of exercise participation. Methods: This qualitative study… CONTINUE READING
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