Physical Activity in Clinical Exercise Rehabilitation as a Primary and Secondary Preventative Measure Against Cancer
Keywords:Cancer, Primary Prevention, Secondary Prevention, Chronic Disease Management, Clinical Exercise Rehabilitation
AbstractTo reduce the risk of acquiring cancer in healthy populations and comorbidities associated with treatment in patients, clinical exercise rehabilitation has focused on improving their functional independence and overall quality of life. Evidence suggests that regular physical activity reduces the incidences of site-specific types of cancers. Regular physical activity leads to marked health benefits in individuals living with cancer, particularly in the early stages. The purpose of this review is to supplement an evidence-based knowledge translation video designed to educate the general population on the health-related benefits of physical activity in the context of cancer oncology.
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