Title
Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of patient education media about physical activity promotion among adult cancer survivors, using evidence synthesis and pilot randomised controlled trial (PhD studentship)

(Previous title: Development of a physical activity booklet for cancer survivors and its evaluation in a pilot RCT).

Principal / Lead Investigator
Dr Sadia Nafees (PhD student)

Co-Investigators
Dr Nefyn Williams, Professor Rhiannon T Edwards and Professor Clare Wilkinson (PhD supervisors)

Type of study
Randomised Controlled Trial (Pilot)

Summary
This PhD project aims to evaluate the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of patient education media (PEM) about physical activity (PA) promotion among adult cancer survivors. It involves three stages: 1) systematic literature reviews to identify PEM and exercise interventions based on Psychological model based theories of behaviour change. 2) Focus groups to assess the acceptability of PEM 3) Pilot RCT comparing the exercise interventions & assess feasibility of Phase III RCT.
Group role / contribution

Study sponsor
Bangor University

Funder
BCUHB    

Total grant value
£17,150.00

Start date
Mar/Apr 2013

End date
Oct/Nov 2013

Further Info
16 Nov 2012; Poster presentation of systematic review (Stage 1 of PhD project) at National Cancer Survivorship Initiative conference, London