|Provider:||ACE - American Council On Exercise|
|CEC Credits:||ACE 0.1 CECs , ACSM - American College Of Sports Medicine 1.0 CECs|
Exercise can be extremely beneficial for the recovery of cancer patients, but there are critically important factors to consider. In this ACE LiveClass led by Andrea Leonard, a 33 year cancer survivor and the founder and president of the Cancer Exercise Training Institute, we will cover a broad range of considerations, and take a step-by-step approach through the assessment process and workout programming, including absolute contraindications to exercise.
You will learn:
• How cancer surgery and treatment impacts physical mobility, posture, activities of daily living and survivorship
• How to understand the signs and symptoms of upper and lower extremity lymphedema and how to prevent and manage them
• How to develop a comprehensive therapeutic exercise program to help correct muscle imbalance and range of motion limitations while addressing other acute and chronic treatment side-effects
I decided to go into this course because a family member (who's active) recently got diagnosed, while a lot of the course is about breast cancer survivors, the lymph drainage tips are definitely useful for any patient dealing with it. Now I'm curious about the full Cancer Specialist course.
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