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Sustainable lifestyle and health from a public health perspective

Behavioral medicine, health and lifestyle (BeMe-Health)

Care, Recovery and Health

ChiP - Children’s rights to health, protection, promotion and participation

Person-centred care and communication

Human

Health promotion by decreasing sedentary lifestyle during neo- or adjuvant cancer treatment in persons with breast, prostate or colorectal cancer- an intervention project.

The purpose of the project is to study health promotion intervention for decreasing sedentary lifestyle in persons with breast, prostate or colorectal cancer receiving neo- or adjuvant cancer treatment.

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The purpose of the project is to study health promotion intervention for decreasing sedentary lifestyle in persons with breast, prostate or colorectal cancer receiving neo- or adjuvant cancer treatment.

Project objectives

  • understand sedentary behavior as experienced by persons receiving neo- or adjuvant cancer treatment.
  • study the opinions and beliefs of persons receiving neo- or adjuvant cancer treatment on how to support decrease in sedentary behavior and how to replace sedentary time.
  • plan and develop in co-production with representatives from end-users (the target group) a self-management program including persuasive technology to reduce sedentary lifestyle.
  • with single-case design assess feasibility and usability of a self-management program for decreasing sedentary behaviour for persons in the target group.
  • evaluate the effects in an RCT of a self-management intervention program including persuasive technology to decrease sedentary lifestyle for persons in the target group compared to a control group



This research relates to the following sustainable development goals

Good health and well-being. Sustainable development goal 3.

Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages.

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