Cancer Exercise training online program

Cancer Exercise Training for Health & Fitness Professionals – Online Program

Exercise is a powerful tool for ensuring that survivors not only survive, but THRIVE.

For fitness professionals and fitness organizations, being able to deliver safe, effective and beneficial exercise programs for cancer survivors is of growing interest. Exercise MUST be part of cancer survivorship health and wellness.

Thrive Health Services provides an excellent, comprehensive evidence-based cancer-specific training for fitness professionals, that you can complete on your own time, at your own pace. Delivered by cancer and exercise experts Dr. Culos-Reed (PhD) and Lauren Capozzi (CEP, MD/PhD Student), this training details the evidence behind the role of exercise in cancer survivorship, specific strategies to use with cancer survivors to motivate them to exercise, and considerations to ensure exercise is tailored to the unique needs of this population. View the course outline.

This training increases health and fitness professionals’ knowledge and credibility when working with cancer survivors. For cancer survivors in the community, certified exercise professionals with a cancer specific training enhances their feelings of safety and comfort and makes successful behaviour change more likely! Health care professionals, including oncologists, nurses and physiotherapists, are relying on these trained fitness professionals to move survivors more effectively from surviving to thriving.

Completion of this training program is worth 24 Professional Development Credits with the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP).

Cancer and Exercise: Online Training Program for Health and Fitness Professionals (15 Hours): $379 (+GST)
Includes a course workbook, an electronic copy of our Cancer and Exercise: Training Manual for Health and Fitness Professionals, and a certificate of completion.

Cancer Exercise training manual

Cancer Exercise Training for Health & Fitness Professionals – Manual

The Thrive Health Services Cancer and Exercise Manual for Health and Fitness Professionals is your guide to exercise for cancer survivors based on the latest evidence. Learn about the latest research supporting exercise for cancer survivors, how to design programs that will facilitate exercise adoption and adherence for those following a cancer diagnosis, and how to design safe and effective programs tailored to patients with different cancer types. This manual is written and edited by world-leading researchers who are eager to share their knowledge with health and fitness professionals, so cancer survivors are able to thrive.


Dynamic PDF:  $65 (including GST)

Hardcopy: $95 (including GST & Shipping)

Thrive Health Services fills a gap in health care by providing evidence-based, integrative health information in the form of trainings and workshops targeted for health and fitness professionals as well as in corporate settings. Drawing on the deep educational and research backgrounds of the principals, Nicole Culos-Reed and Lauren Capozzi, we teach clients how to be more effective health leaders so they are better able to manage their health challenges, can affect positive health behaviour change in others, and are able to thrive.