Correlates of exercise motivation and behavior in a population-based sample of endometrial cancer survivors: an application of the Theory of Planned Behavior

@article{Karvinen2007CorrelatesOE,
  title={Correlates of exercise motivation and behavior in a population-based sample of endometrial cancer survivors: an application of the Theory of Planned Behavior},
  author={Kristina H. Karvinen and Kerry S Courneya and Kristin L Campbell and Robert G Pearcey and George Dundas and Valerie A Capstick and Katia Sonia Tonkin},
  journal={The International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity},
  year={2007},
  volume={4},
  pages={21 - 21}
}
BACKGROUND Despite evidence of the benefits of exercise in cancer survivors, exercise participation rates tend to decline after treatments. Few studies have examined the determinants of exercise in less common cancer sites. In this study, we examined medical, demographic, and social cognitive correlates of exercise in endometrial cancer survivors using the Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB). METHODS A mailed survey was completed by 354 endometrial cancer survivors (1 to 10 years postdiagnosis… CONTINUE READING