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Adolescent and Young Adults with Cancer: The Role of Exercise
Delivered by Dr. Melanie Keats (PhD, Behavioural Medicine), this module introduces you to the role of exercise for adolescents and young adults with cancer. Dr. Keats reviews common cancer types and associated treatments, the specific benefits of exercise, and strategies for supporting movement in adolescent and young adults with cancer. By the end of this module, you will have a better understanding of how to tailor exercise for this population.
Pediatric Cancer and Exercise
Delivered by Dr. Amanda Wurz (PhD, Behavioural Medicine) and Sarah Grimshaw (Physiotherapist and PhD Candidate), this module teaches you about the role of exercise for pediatric cancer patients and survivors. Topics include pediatric cancer types, common treatments and side effects, the evidence for exercise, and practical tips to promote movement among the pediatric cancer population. By the end of this module, you will have a better understanding of the unique role of exercise for pediatric cancer patients and survivors.
Cancer Related Fatigue and Exercise
Delivered by Dr. Rosie Twomey (PhD, Exercise Physiology), this module further explores the role of exercise for cancer-related fatigue. Topics include the prevalence and clinical features of cancer-related fatigue, the beneficial effects of exercise, and how to prescribe and promote safe exercise for individuals suffering from cancer-related fatigue. By the end of this module, you will have a better understanding of the evidence-based role for exercise as a management tool for fatigue.
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