Research – Physical Activity and Psychological Well-Being in Cancer Survivors

Physical Activity and Psychological Well-Being in Cancer Survivors Research Thesis by L’shae Dib looking at ‘Physical Activity and Psychological Well-Being in Cancer Survivors’. The research is being carried out in partial fulfillment of the Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours). This research is supported in kind by La Trobe University. The following researchers from The School of Psychology and Health, Department of Psychology and Counselling at La Trobe University, Australia will be conducting the study: 1. Professor Carlene Wilson : Chief Investigator 2. Doctor Gemma Skaczkowski : Assistant Researcher 3. Professor Pauleen Bennett : Assistant Researcher 4. Doctor Tiffani Howell : Assistant Researcher 5. L'shae Dib (honours candidate) : Student Researcher Survey Link - What is the study about? It is a study looking at the level of physical activity that cancer survivors engage in and their overall psychological well-being. They aim to look at factors that influence physical activity, such a pet ownership or age. Survivorship care aims to enhance quality of life and emphasises “living well” after a cancer diagnosis. Physical activity is an important part of survivorship care, but we don’t know enough about how much cancer survivors are exercising or the impact this activity has on their well-being. This study explores these issues and may help us provide better care to cancer survivors in the future. Survey Link - What will I be asked to do? If you want to take part in this study, we will ask you to complete an online questionnaire. It will take approximately 20-30 minutes of your time to be part of this study. What are the benefits of the study? [...]