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A Multicentre Year-Long Randomised Controlled Trial Of Exercise Training Targeting Physical Functioning In Men With Prostate Cancer Previously Treated With Androgen Suppression And Radiation From Trog 03.04 Radar, Daniel Galvao, Nigel Spry, James Denham, Dennis Taaffe, Prue Cormie, David Joseph, David Lamb, Suzanne Chambers, Robert Newton Nov 2014

A Multicentre Year-Long Randomised Controlled Trial Of Exercise Training Targeting Physical Functioning In Men With Prostate Cancer Previously Treated With Androgen Suppression And Radiation From Trog 03.04 Radar, Daniel Galvao, Nigel Spry, James Denham, Dennis Taaffe, Prue Cormie, David Joseph, David Lamb, Suzanne Chambers, Robert Newton

Prue Cormie

Background: Long-term prostate cancer (PCa) survivors are at increased risk for comorbidities and physical deconditioning. Objective: To determine the effectiveness of a year-long randomised controlled trial of exercise training in PCa survivors >5 yr postdiagnosis on physical functioning. Design, setting, and participants: Between 2010 and 2011, 100 long-term PCa survivors from Trans-Tasman Radiation Oncology Group 03.04 Randomised Androgen Deprivation and Radiotherapy previously treated with androgen-deprivation therapy and radiation therapy were randomly assigned to 6 mo of supervised exercise followed by 6 mo of a home-based maintenance programme (n = 50) or printed educational material about physical activity (n = 50) for ...


Exercise Maintains Sexual Activity In Men Undergoing Androgen Suppression For Prostate Cancer: A Randomized Controlled Trial, Prue Cormie, Robert Newton, Dennis Taaffe, Nigel Spry, David Joseph, M Akhlil Hamid, Daniel Galvao Nov 2014

Exercise Maintains Sexual Activity In Men Undergoing Androgen Suppression For Prostate Cancer: A Randomized Controlled Trial, Prue Cormie, Robert Newton, Dennis Taaffe, Nigel Spry, David Joseph, M Akhlil Hamid, Daniel Galvao

Prue Cormie

Background:Previous research has shown exercise to be an effective method to mitigate many adverse treatment-related effects of androgen suppression therapy (AST) but the potential impact of exercise on sexual activity remains unknown. The purpose of this investigation was to report the effect of a 12-week exercise program on sexual activity in prostate cancer patients undergoing AST.Methods:Fifty-seven prostate cancer patients undergoing AST were randomly assigned to an exercise program (resistance and aerobic modes; n=29) or usual care control (n=28). Sexual activity was assessed by the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer prostate cancer-specific quality ...


Exercise Therapy For Sexual Dysfunction After Prostate Cancer, Prue Cormie, Robert Newton, Dennis Taaffe, Nigel Spry, Daniel Galvao Nov 2014

Exercise Therapy For Sexual Dysfunction After Prostate Cancer, Prue Cormie, Robert Newton, Dennis Taaffe, Nigel Spry, Daniel Galvao

Prue Cormie

Sexual dysfunction is one of the most common, distressing and persistent adverse effects of prostate cancer treatment, and has a profound effect on quality of life for the patient and his partner. Current health-care provisions are inadequate to address the demand for the management of sexual dysfunction, with approximately half of prostate cancer survivors reporting unmet sexual health-care needs. Management strategies predominately involve pharmacological interventions to address the direct physiological effects of prostate cancer treatment on erectile function. However, the aetiology of sexual dysfunction is multifaceted and considerable physiological and psychological adverse effects of prostate cancer treatments, which are not ...


Knee Angle-Specific Emg Normalization: The Use Of Polynomial Based Emg-Angle Relationships, J Earp, R Newton, Prue Cormie, A Blazevich Nov 2014

Knee Angle-Specific Emg Normalization: The Use Of Polynomial Based Emg-Angle Relationships, J Earp, R Newton, Prue Cormie, A Blazevich

Prue Cormie

The normalization of EMG signals to those recorded during a maximal voluntary contraction provides a valid construct for comparisons of relative muscle activity. However, the length dependence of muscle activation and purported, substantial, muscle translocation and changes in muscle architecture during dynamic movements presents a need for joint angle-dependent normalization processes. The purposes of the present study were to: (1) quantify variations in muscle activity across a large ROM, (2) determine the accuracy with which fitted EMG-joint angle curves accurately characterized these variations, and (3) compare peak (EMG-P) and average (EMG-A) EMG amplitudes obtained during a countermovement leg extension when ...


Safety And Efficacy Of Resistance Exercise In Prostate Cancer Patients With Bone Metastases, Prue Cormie, Robert Newton, Nigel Spry, David Joseph, Dennis Taaffe, Daniel Galvao Nov 2014

Safety And Efficacy Of Resistance Exercise In Prostate Cancer Patients With Bone Metastases, Prue Cormie, Robert Newton, Nigel Spry, David Joseph, Dennis Taaffe, Daniel Galvao

Prue Cormie

Background:Due to concerns of fragility fracture, exercise is a perceived contraindication for prostate cancer patients with bone metastases. These patients experience significant functional impairment and muscle atrophy, which may lead to an increased likelihood of skeletal complications (i.e., pathological fracture, bone pain) and/or falls. Safe resistance exercise prescription may counteract this effect. The aim of this feasibility trial was to determine the safety and efficacy of resistance exercise by prostate cancer survivors with bone metastatic disease.Methods:Twenty men with established bone metastases secondary to prostate cancer were randomly assigned to a 12-week resistance exercise program in ...


The Influence Of Body Mass On Calculation Of Power During Lower-Body Resistance Exercises, Prue Cormie, J.M Mcbride, G.O. Mccaulley Mar 2014

The Influence Of Body Mass On Calculation Of Power During Lower-Body Resistance Exercises, Prue Cormie, J.M Mcbride, G.O. Mccaulley

Prue Cormie

No abstract provided.


Validation Of Power Measurement Techniques In Dynamic Lower Body Resistance Exercises, Prue Cormie, J.M Mcbride, G.O Mccaulley Mar 2014

Validation Of Power Measurement Techniques In Dynamic Lower Body Resistance Exercises, Prue Cormie, J.M Mcbride, G.O Mccaulley

Prue Cormie

No abstract provided.


Power-Time, Force-Time, And Velocity-Time Curve Analysis Of The Countermovement Jump: Impact Of Training, Prue Cormie, Jeffrey Mcbride, Grant Mccaulley Mar 2014

Power-Time, Force-Time, And Velocity-Time Curve Analysis Of The Countermovement Jump: Impact Of Training, Prue Cormie, Jeffrey Mcbride, Grant Mccaulley

Prue Cormie

No abstract provided.


Power In Resistance Exercise, James Nuzzo, Prue Cormie, Jeffrey Mcbride Mar 2014

Power In Resistance Exercise, James Nuzzo, Prue Cormie, Jeffrey Mcbride

Prue Cormie

No abstract provided.


The Influence Of Body Mass On Calculation Of Power During Lower Body Resistance Exercises, Prue Cormie, Jm Mcbride, Go Mccaulley Mar 2014

The Influence Of Body Mass On Calculation Of Power During Lower Body Resistance Exercises, Prue Cormie, Jm Mcbride, Go Mccaulley

Prue Cormie

No abstract provided.


Muscle Deoxygenation During Repeated Sprint Running: Effect Of Active Vs. Passive Recovery , M Buchheit, Prue Cormie, Christopher Abbiss, S Ahmaidi, Kazunori (Ken) Nosaka, Paul Laursen Mar 2014

Muscle Deoxygenation During Repeated Sprint Running: Effect Of Active Vs. Passive Recovery , M Buchheit, Prue Cormie, Christopher Abbiss, S Ahmaidi, Kazunori (Ken) Nosaka, Paul Laursen

Prue Cormie

No abstract provided.


Does An Optimal Load Exist For Power Training? , Prue Cormie, Sean P Flanagan Mar 2014

Does An Optimal Load Exist For Power Training? , Prue Cormie, Sean P Flanagan

Prue Cormie

No abstract provided.