This page lists scholarly journal articles that support information contained in posts by Nancy Litterman Howe and in her PhD research related to cancer rehabilitation. This list is dynamic; last update was February 1, 2020.
Alfano, C., & Pergolotti, M. (2018). Next-generation cancer rehabilitation: A giant step forward for patient care. Rehabilitation Nursing, 43(4), 186-194.
Arain, M., Campbell, M., Cooper, C., & Lancaster, G. (2010). What is a pilot or feasibiity Study? A review of current practice and editorial policy. Medical Research Methodology, 10(67), 1-7.
Blaney, J., Lowe-Strong, A., Rankin-Watt, J., Campbell, A., & Gracey, J. (2013). Cancer survivors’ exercise barriers, facilitators and preferences in the context of fatigue, quality of life, and physical activity participation: A questionnaire-survey. Psycho-Oncology, 22, 186-194.
Bowen, D., Kreuter, M., Spring, B., Cofta-Woerpel, L., Linnan, L., Weiner, D., . . . Fernandez, M. (2009). How we design feasibility studies. American Journal of Preventative Medicine, 36(5), 452-457.
Brown, J., & Ligibel, J. (2017). The role of physical activity in oncology care. Journal National Cancer Institute Monograph, 52(lgx017), 41-42.
Cantwell, M., Walsh, D., Furlong, B., Moyna, N., McCaffrey, N., Boran, L., . . . Woods, C. (2018). Healthcare professionals’ knowledge and practice of physical activity promotion in cancer care: Challenges and solutions. European Journal of Cancer Care, 27(e12795), 1-14.
Cheville, A., Mustian, K., Winters-Stone, K., Zucker, D., Gamble, G., & Alfano, C. (2017). Cancer rehabilitation: An overview of current need, delivery models, and levels of care. Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinics of North America, 28, 1-17.
Colorafi, K., & Evans, B. (2016). Qualitative descriptive methods in health science research. Health Environments Research & Design Journal, 9(4), 16-25.
Covington, K., Hidde, M., Pergolotti, M., & Leach, H. (2019, August 16). Community-based exercise programs for cancer survivors: A scoping review of practice-based evidence. Supportive Care in Cancer, https://doi,org/10.1007/s00520-019-05022-6.
Daley, A., Bowden, S., Rea, D., Billingham, L., & Carmicheal, A. (2008, September). What advice are oncologists and surgeons in the United Kingdom given to breast cancer patients about physical activity. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 5, 46-50.
Deci, E., & Flaste, R. (1995). Why we do what we do: Understanding self-motivation. Penquin Books.
Fernandez, S., Franklin, J., Amlani, N., DeMilleVille, C., Lawson, D., & Smith, J. (2015). Physical activity and cancer: A cross-sectional study on the barriers and facilitators to exercise during cancer treatment. Canadian Oncology Nursing Journal, 25(1), 37-42.
Fisher, A., Williams, K., Beeken, R., & Wardle, J. (2015). Recall of physical activity advice was associated with higher levels of physical activity in colorectal cancer patients. BMJ Open, 5:e006853. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2014-006853, 1-8.
Fong, A., Faulkner, G., Jones, J., & Sabiston, C. (2018, March 24). A qualitative analysis of oncology clinicians’ perceptions and barriers for physical activity counseling in breast cancer survivors. Supportive Care in Cancer, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00520-018-4163-8, 1-10.
Greenhalgh, J., Gooding, K., Gibbons, E., Dalkin, S., Wright, J., Valderas, J., & Black, N. (2018). How do patient reported outcome measures (PROMs) support clinician-patient communication and patient care? A realist synthesis. Journal of Patient-Reported Outcomes, 2(42), 1-28.
Haas, B., Hermanns, M., & Kimmel, G. (2016). Incorporating exercise into the cancer treatment paradigm. Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing, 20(6), S17-S24.
Jones, L., & Courneya, K. (2002). Exercise discussions during cancer treatment consultations. Cancer Practice, 10(2), 66-75.
Jones, L., Courneya, K., Fairey, A., & Mackey, J. (n.d.). Effects of an oncologist’s recommendation to exercise on self-reported exercise behavior in Newly diagnosed breast cancer survivors: A single-blind, randomized controlled trial. Society of Behavioral Medicine, 28(2), 105-113.
Jones, L., Courneya, K., Peddle, C., & Mackey, J. (2005). Oncologists’ opinions towards recommending exercise to patients with cancer: a Canadian national survey. Supportive Care in Cancer, 13, 929-937.
Karvinen, K., DuBose, K., Carney, B., & Allison, R. (2010, January). Promotion of physical activity among oncologists in the United States. Journal of Supportive Oncology(8), 35-41.
Keogh, J., Olsen, A., Climstein, M., Sargeant, S., & Jones, L. (2017). Benefits and barriers of cancer practitioners discussing physical activity with their cancer patients. Journal of Cancer Education(32), 11-15.
Koutoukidis, D., Lopes, S., Fisher, A., Williams, K., Croker, H., & Beeken, R. (2018). Lifestyle advice to cancer survivors: A qualititative study on the perspectives of health professionals. BMJ Open, 8, e020313.
Miles, M., Huberman, A., & Saldana, J. (2014). Qualitative data Analysis: A methods sourcebook, edition 3. Los Angeles, CA, USA: Sage.
Moore, G., & Benbasat, I. (1991). Development of an instrument to measure the perceptions of adopting an information technology innovation. Information Systems Research, 2(3), 192-222.
Morris, S. (2018). Exercise as a standard of care in oncology rehabilitation: Harsh reality versus aspiration. Rehabilitation Oncology, Oncology Section APTA, 181-182.
Moullin, J., Ehrhart, M., & Aarons, G. (2018). Development and testing of the Measure of Innovation-Specific Implementation Intentions (MISII) using Rasch measurement theory. Implementation Science, 13:89, 1-10.
Nadler, M., Bainbridge, D., Tomasone, J., Cheifetz, O., Juergens, R., & Sussman, J. (2017, March 3). Oncology care provider perspectives on exercise promotion in people with cancer: An examination of knowledge, practices, barriers, and facilitators. Supportive Care Cancer, 25, 2297-2304.
Nilsen, P. (2015). Making sense of implementation theories, models, and frameworks. Implementation Science, 10(53), 1-13.
O’Brien, M., Shields, C., Oh, P., & Fowles, J. (2017). Health care provider confidence and exercise prescription practices of Exercise is Medicine Canada workshop attendees. Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism, 42, 384-390.
Orsmond, G., & Cohn, E. (2015). The distinctive features of a feasibility study. Occupation, Participation and Health, 1-9.
Pergolotti, M., Alfano, C., Cernich, A., Yabroff, B., Manning, P., Moor, J., . . . Mohile, S. (2020). A health services agenda to fully integrate cancer rehabilitation into oncology care. Manuscript submitted for publication.
Phillips, S., Alfano, C., Perna, F., & Glasgow, R. (2014, March 5). Accelerating translation of physical activity and cancer survivorship research into practice: Recommendations for a more integrated and collaborative approach. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers, & Prevention, doi: 10.1158/1055-9965. EPI-13-1355, 687-700.
Powell, B., Fernandez, M., Williams, N., Aarons, G., Beidas, R., Lewis, C., . . . Weiner, B. (2019). Enhancing the impact of implementation strategies in healthcare: A research agenda. Frontiers in Public Health, 7:3, 1-9.
Proctor, E., Silmere, H., Raghavan, R., Hovmand, P., Aarons, G., Bunger, A., . . . Hensley, M. (2011). Outcomes for implementation and research: Conceptual Distinctions, Mmeasurement challenges, and research agenda. Administration and Policy in Mental Health(38), 65-76.
Rogers, E. (2003). Diffusion of Innovations, 5th edition. New York: Free Press, Simon & Schuster.
Ryan, R., & Deci, E. (2017). Self-Determination Theory: Basic psychological needs in motivation, development, and wellness. The Guilfford Press.
Sandelowski, M. (2000). Whatever happened to qualitative description. Research in Nursing & Health, 23, 334-340.
Sandelowski, M. (2010). What’s in a name? Qualitative description revisited. Research in Nursing & Health, 33, 77-84.
Santacroce, S., Maccarelli, L., & Grey, M. (2004, January/February). Intervention fidelity. Nursing Research, 53(1), 63-66.
Silver, J., Raj, V., Fu, J., Wisotzky, E., Smith, S., Knowlton, S., & Silver, A. (2018). Most National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center websites do not provide survivors with information. Journal of Cancer Education, 33, 947-953.
Silver, J., Raj, V., Fu, J., Wisotzky, E., Smith, S., Knowlton, S., & Silver, A. (2018, October). Most National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center websites do not provide survivors with information about cancer rehabilitation services. Journal of Cancer Education, 33(5), 947-953.
Silver, J., Stout, N., Fu, J., Pratt-Chapman, M., Haylock, P., & Sharma, R. (2018). The state of cancer rehabilitation in the United States. Journal of Cancer Rehabilitation, 1, 1-8.
Smith-Turchyn, J., Richardson, J., Tozer, R., McNeely, M., & Thabane, L. (2016). Physical activity and breast cancer: A qualitative study on the barriers to and facilitators of exercise promotion from the perspective of health care professionals. Physiotherapy Canada, 68(4), 383-390.
Stout, N., Silver, J., Alfano, ,. C., Ness, K., & Gilchrist, L. (2019). Long-term survivorship care after cancer treatment: A new emphasis on the role of rehabilitation services. Physical Therapy, 99(1), 10-13.
Stubblefield, M. (2017). The underutilization of rehabilitation to treat physical impairments in breast cancer survivors. American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, S317-S323.
Tarasenko, Y., Miller, E., Chen, C., & Schoenberg, N. (2017). Physical activity levels and counseling by health care providers in cancer survivors. Preventive Medicine, 99, 211-217.
Tessaro, I., Campbell, M., Golden, S., Gellin, M., McCabe, M., Syrjala, K., . . . Rosenstein, D. (2013). Process of diffusing cancer survivorship care into oncology practice. TBM, 3, 142-148.
Tickle-Degnen, L. (2013, March/April). Nuts and bolts of conducting feasibility studies. American Journal of Occupational Therapy , 67(2), 171-176.
Tsai, E., Robertson, M., Lyons, E., Swartz, M., & Basen-Engquist, K. (2018). Physical activity and exercise self-regulation in cancer survivors: A qualitative study. Psycho-Oncology, 27, 563-568.
Wallin, L. (2009). Knowledge translation and implementation research in nursing. International Journal of Nursing Studies(46), 576-587.
Weiner, B., Lewis, C., Stanick, C., Powell, B., Dorsey, C., Clary, A., . . . Halko, H. (2017). Psychometric assessment of three newly developed implementation outcome measures. Implementation Science, 12, 1-12.