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Table 2 Preferences for PA types and places for practice (% patients reporting the preference)

From: Factors influencing physical activity participation among people living with or beyond cancer: a systematic scoping review

Cancer type Country, no. of participants, treatment stage Study design PA types Places for PA practice Reference
(A) Walking, (B) Cycling, (C) Swimming, (D) Jogging, (E) Dancing, (F) Gardening, (G) Gymnastics, (H) Strength training, (I) Ball sports, (J) Yoga, (K) Resistance weight training, and (L) Stretching (A) Home, (B) Outdoors/park, (C) Fitness center, and (D) Cancer center/hospital
(A) (B) (C) (D) (E) (F) (G) (H) (I) (J) (K) (L) (A) (B) (C) (D)
Brain Canada, 31, on ttt CS + (45)   + (6)           + (58)   + (16)   [87]
US, 106, mixed CS + (51)           + (44)   + (26)   + (9) + (6) [88]
Breast Canada, 524, post-ttt CS + (51)        + (27)   + (36)   + (36) + (32)   + (51) + (5) [89]
Canada, 12, mixed FG + + +        +        [50]
US, 60, post-ttt QI + (52) + (37)    + (23)    + (80)    + (52)       [54]
US, 23, during ttt CS +(100) + (74) + (61) + (4)       + (35) + (52)   + (48) + (30) + (22)   [55]
US, 160, during ttt CS + (59)   + (23)   + (6)      + (14) + (14) + (22)      [90]
Colo-rectal Australia,10, post-ttt QI +   +     + + +   +       [56]
Canada, 600, mixed CS + (49)   + (4)    + (8)        + (56) + (40) + (28) + (10) [91]
Netherlands, 15,
mixed
QI + +    + +        +     [92]
Endometrial UK, 16, post-ttt QI +                 [60]
Gynecologic Canada, 239 patients MM              + (81)     [44]
Lung Australia, 7, post-ttt FG +    +    +     +      + [63]
US, 43, pre-ttt CS              + (49)   + (14) +(23) [65]
US, 175, post-ttt CS + (26)   + (6)           + (12) + (6) + (18) +(10) [38]
Multiple myeloma Australia, 24, post-ttt QI + + +    +   + + +   +      [66]
Ovarian Canada, 359, mixed CS + (63) + (3) + (4)        + (4)    + (49)   + (21) + (7) [45]
Prostate Australia, 18, post-ttt QI +    +   + +   + +        [68]
Testicular Norway, 9, mixed QI + (67)    + (11)              [93]
Variousa Australia, 92, during ttt CS + (68) + (4) + (6)        + (5) + (9)   + (53)   + (15)   [94]
Canada, 66, mixed CS              + (60)    +(32) [72]
England, 59, mixed CS + (52) + (18)    +(73)     + (18) + (17)       [74, 75]
Germany, 155, mixed CS + (45) + (45) + (45)     + (13)   + (20) + (13)        [95]
Ireland, 41, mixed FG    + (15)      + (66)   + (3)    + (68)     [77]
Italy, 392, mixed CS              + (21) + (27) + (12)   [46]
UK, 26, mixed stages FG                 + [84]
UK, 456 patients CS + (73)   + (31)      + (34)   + (26)   + (31) + (14)   + (23) +(16) [43]
US, 20, during ttt QI              + (80)     [85]
US, 162, mixed CS + (73) + (64) + (58) + (36) + (35)     + (31)     + (91) + (58) + (64)   [96]
  1. Abbreviations: CS cross-sectional, FG focus groups, MM mixed-method, PA physical activity, QI qualitative interview, ttt treatment. a The study included various mixed cancer types