Publications

MamaMove Gaia after treatment

The MamaMove Gaia after treatment trial aims to assess the effects of a community-based combined exercise training program on the quality of life, physical fitness, physical activity and inflammatory profile in breast cancer survivors.
Sponsors and Partners: Centro Hospitalar de Vila Nova de Gaia/Espinho, Direção Geral da Saúde (DGS), Instituto Universitário da Maia (ISMAI), Universidade de Aveiro, Liga Portuguesa contra o cancro, Germano de Sousa , Solinca Health & Fitness, Instituto Português do Desporto e Juventude, Câmara Municipal de Gaia.

MamaMove Gaia on treatment

The MamaMove Gaia on treatment trial is currently testing the effects of exercise training on outcomes of cardiac function in women with breast cancer undergoing anthracycline treatment.

ISRCTN, ISRCTN32617901

Sponsors and Partners: Centro Hospitalar de Vila Nova de Gaia/Espinho, Centro de Reabilitação do Norte, DGS, Universidade da Beira Interior (UBI).

ProstataMove

The ProstataMove trial aims to evaluate the feasibility of walking football in prostate cancer survivors. This study will also evaluate the impact of walking football on quality of life, cardiorespiratory fitness, muscle strength, balance and bone mineral density.
Sponsors and Partners: Centro Hospitalar de Vila Nova de Gaia/Espinho, Federação Portuguesa de Futebol, ISMAI, UBI, Câmara Municipal de Gaia.

Fit4Treat

This Fit4Treat research project is studying the impact of multimodal treatment for locally advanced head and neck cancer on patient physical and psychological status. The efficacy of a structured exercise training program on the complementary supportive care to head and neck cancer treatment (surgery and/or concomitant chemoradiotherapy) will be tested thereafter.
Sponsors and Partners: Centro Hospitalar de Vila Nova de Gaia/Espinho, ISMAI.

Simposium OncoFit

The Oncofit – Exercise and Cancer Symposium aims to promote the discussion among surgeons, medical oncologists, fisiatrists, exercise physiologists, physiotherapists, psychologists, nurses, nutritionists and other health professionals about the integration of exercise training on the rehabilitation and supportive care of cancer patients. The first edition (13 and 14 September 2019), endorsed by MASCC, had the participation of several national and international speakers, including Dr. Morten Quist (Denmark), Dr. Anna Campbell (United Kingdom) and Dr. Lidia Brea Alejo (Spain).