Transformative physical education and lifestyles in cancer patients: effective motor learning and promotion of new life-styles

Francesco Fischetti, Stefania Cataldi, Francesca Latino

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Numerous scientific studies have demonstrated the positive effects of movement education and sports activity in cancer patients (Courneya, Friedenreich, 2011). The aims of this study is to document the effectiveness of a motor educational intervention carried out mainly on the transformative corporeity, on the well-being and lifestyles of cancer patients. The hypothesis considered Motor Education as an agent of change on psycho-physical and relational variables, usually inhibited by the disease, and limiting the personal exposure of self-effectiveness and transformative empowerment during and at the end of the therapeutic-clinical path. This is why a group of subjects has been subjected to a longitudinal programme of motor education observing its effects on the variables considered: positive emotions, perceived self-effectiveness, perception of fatigue. The results have shown that a structured mobility education programme can make an important contribution to improving not only physical functionality but also emotional variables behavioral, creating the conditions for a positive change in one’s own personal life, perception of oneself and autonomous management of one’s own life.


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Fatigue, positive emotions, exercise, well-being, self-efficacy, motor skills

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