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A patient's perspective: Exercise prescription for a cancer patient

A patient's perspective: exercise prescription for a cancer patient

In this video Cuisle talks to Mr Kenna, a participant on an exercise rehabilitation programme in the Clinical Research Facility in St James’s Hospital in Dublin.

We often concentrate on the physical responses in a patient’s body. However, in speaking with Mr Kenna, it becomes apparent that from the patient’s perspective the psychosocial elements are just as important.

  • Do you feel that psychosocial changes (e.g. gaining confidence and feeling ‘normal’) are important outcomes of patient rehabilitation?
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Exercise Prescription for the Prevention and Treatment of Disease

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