Behavioural support

Below you will find guidance on how to support men who may be having difficulties with the programme. You will find detailed instructions on how to identify if additional support is required, what additional support is required and how to deliver it (ensuring it is tailored to the individual). 

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Video description: A genuine opportunity exists to improve the quality of life of men with prostate cancer on androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) but robust ‘real-world’ research is crucial to inform NHS practice. Finding ways of supporting men on ADT to take up and continue exercising is essential to reduce side-effects which can include severe fatigue, loss of strength and increased fat-mass.

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Video description: A genuine opportunity exists to improve the quality of life of men with prostate cancer on androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) but robust ‘real-world’ research is crucial to inform NHS practice. Finding ways of supporting men on ADT to take up and continue exercising is essential to reduce side-effects which can include severe fatigue, loss of strength and increased fat-mass.

STAMINA is a five year research project funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) in the UK. The programme is designed to evaluate the effectiveness of a long term supported exercise intervention in men with advanced prostate cancer who have undergone medical castration with androgen deprivation therapy (ADT).

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