Summary

Research into exercise motivation and behavior change in cancer survivors is an important field of inquiry that promises to make a significant contribution to the health and well-being of cancer survivors. Presently, the studies are few in number and of modest quality but the research is increasing rapidly in terms of both quantity and quality. Preliminary research has suggested that exercise participation rates decline in cancer survivors during treatments to less than 10% and often do not return to prediagnosis levels even after treatments are completed. Perhaps 20-30% of cancer survivors exercise regularly after treatments. Theoretical models, such as the TPB, have proven useful in understanding this decline but further research is necessary. To date, there are few behavior change interventions that have been proven to increase exercise participation rates in cancer survivors. For now, fitness and cancer care professionals will have to rely on the general literature on exercise behavior change as well as their own creativity in developing effective exercise behavior change interventions in cancer survivors.

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