Evaluation of Physical Activity and Quality of Life Among Breast Cancer Survivors in Peninsular Malaysia

Ahmad Rufa’i, Adamu (2016) Evaluation of Physical Activity and Quality of Life Among Breast Cancer Survivors in Peninsular Malaysia. PhD thesis, USM.

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    Abstract

    Aktiviti fizikal merupakan salah satu pendekatan yang dikenal pasti digunakan untuk memperbaiki proses pemulihan dan meningkatkan kualiti hidup bekas pesakit kanser payudara. Walaupun faedah peningkatan kesihatan aktiviti fizikal ke atas keseluruhan dan kesejahteraan kualiti hidup telah diketahui, namun, tiada kajian pernah dilakukan di kalangan pesakit kanser payudara di Malaysia. Kajian ini meneliti profil dan pola aktiviti fizikal, menyiasat faktor-faktor yang berkaitan dengan penyertaan aktiviti fizikal dan meneroka hubungan antara aktiviti fizikal dan kualiti hidup di kalangan pesakit kanser payudara wanita. Juga, kajian ini menilai kemungkinan dan keberkesanan intervensi fizikal bagi meningkatkan penglibatan dalam aktiviti fizikal, kualiti hidup dan lain-lain bentuk ‘penjagaan sokongan’ Physical activity is one of the identified approaches used to better the recovery and enhance quality of life of breast cancer survivors. Despite established health enhancement benefit of physical activity on the overall quality of life and well-being, studies amongst Malaysian breast cancer survivors are limited. This study examined the physical activity profile and pattern, investigated the associated factors for physical activity participation and explored the relationship between physical activity and quality of life among the breast cancer women. Also, the study assessed feasibility and effectiveness of a physical intervention to improve physical activity participation, quality of life and other ‘supportive care end’ points

    Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
    Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General) > R5-130.5 General works
    Divisions: Kampus Kesihatan (Health Campus) > Pusat Pengajian Sains Kesihatan (School of Health Sciences) > Thesis
    Depositing User: ARKM Al Rashid Automasi
    Date Deposited: 28 Jun 2018 15:19
    Last Modified: 28 Jun 2018 15:19
    URI: http://eprints.usm.my/id/eprint/40841

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