A cancer diagnosis frequently has a negative impact upon quality of life, wellbeing and mental health. Conversely, the benefits of physical activity upon quality of life for patients with a cancer diagnosis have now been well documented. Systematic reviews and meta-analyses have included all-type exercise with benefits not found to be confined to specific exercise modalities.
Supervised interventions appear to have some advantage above self-directed exercise in terms of statistically significance, self-reported quality of life and physical function. Measures across studies in this area include quality of life ratings, mood, reductions in anxiety and depression, improved sleep
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