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Introduction to Exercise Programming for Cancer Patients

This course will offer a basic understanding of how to develop a safe exercise program for the cancer patient during and after cancer treatment. In the workshop we will cover a basic understanding of the pathology of cancer along with the different types of cancers that can develop. We will also cover common treatments of cancer and their side effects, benefits of exercise for the cancer patient and exercise prescription, as well as, modifications during cancer treatment due to various side effects. Following ASCM exercise prescription guidelines, we will learn to apply these guidelines to exercise programming for the cancer patient.
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