Rethinking exercise identity: a qualitative study of physically inactive cancer patients’ transforming process while undergoing chemotherapy

@inproceedings{Adamsen2017RethinkingEI,
  title={Rethinking exercise identity: a qualitative study of physically inactive cancer patients’ transforming process while undergoing chemotherapy},
  author={Lis Adamsen and Christina W Andersen and Christian Lillelund and Kira Bloomquist and Tom M\oller},
  booktitle={BMJ open},
  year={2017}
}
OBJECTIVE To explore physically inactive breast and colon cancer patients' prediagnosis exercise history and attitudes to physical activity (PA) and experiences in initiating PA while undergoing adjuvant chemotherapy. DESIGN An explorative qualitative study guided the interpretive analysis of semistructured, open-ended interviews conducted at initiation of chemotherapy and after 12 weeks. The study was embedded in a pilot randomised controlled trial. SETTING Participants were recruited from… CONTINUE READING
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