The Exercise and Sports Science Australia Position Statement: Exercise Medicine in Cancer Management Podcast
Since Exercise and Sports Science Australia first published its position statement on exercise guidelines for people with cancer in 2009, there has been exponential growth in research evaluating the role of exercise pre-, during and post-cancer treatment. This podcast will highlight the new evidence in support of exercise post-cancer and the strengths and limitations of the wider oncology and exercise evidence base. The podcast will also provide an overview of the exercise prescription framework outlined in the position statement, and how this can be used to ensure targeted, cancer specific, exercise prescription during and following treatment.
The recording is of a webinar presented by ESSA on 5 August 2019.
Presented by Prof Sandi Hayes, PhD and Prof Rob Newton, PhD
Dr Hayes is an Exercise Physiologist and Senior Research Fellow within the Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation (IHBI), Queensland University of Technology. Her translational program of research focuses entirely on ‘cancer survivorship’ and draws on experiences and training in exercise science and epidemiology. Her specific expertise relates to understanding the physical and psychosocial concerns faced following cancer and the role of exercise in cancer recovery.
Professor Robert Newton, PhD, AEP, CSCS*D, FESSA, FNSCA is Associate Dean, Medical and Exercise Sciences and Research Professor, Exercise Medicine Research Institute at Edith Cowan University Perth, Western Australia. Current major research directions include reducing decline in strength, body composition and functional ability in cancer patients; application of exercise medicine as an adjuvant and neoadjuvant therapy to cancer surgery, chemotherapy and radiation therapy for treatment enhancement and amelioration of side effects; and mechanisms of targeted exercise impacting tumour biology.
Professor Newton has published over 800 scientific articles including 372 refereed journal papers, 450 conference abstracts and papers, two books, 16 book chapters and has a current Scopus h-Index of 73 with his work being cited 17,600 times. As of 2019 his research had attracted over $35Million in competitive research funding. In 2018 he received the career achievement award from the Cancer Council WA and was a finalist for Western Australian of the Year and finalist for the Premier’s Science Award.
Rates per person
Please see terms & conditions for registration type definitions.
|ESSA Student Member
Access to podcast
You will be provided all information to access this podcast within your registration confirmation email.
Any Accredited Exercise Scientist and/or Accredited Exercise Physiologist
ESSA CPD Points
Successful completion of an assessment, within 60 days is required to earn applicable CPD Points
Online: After signing into your ESSA profile, select the blue "Register Now" button on the right
Manual Form: click here
International Membership Registration (including BASES, CEPA and SESNZ): click here
* Credit card payment is required with online registration.
* If a tax invoice is required for payment to be made, please use the manual form.
* Upon registering to any ESSA professional development, you automatically agree to our terms & conditions.
- All accredited persons, regardless of any professional development completed/ attended must refer to their accreditation’s Scope of Practice/Standards, and only treat/practice within the same.
- ESSA confirms that at the date of release, this professional development meets the requirements of the ESSA Continuing Professional Development Points Guidelines. The information contained in this professional development is of a general nature only, and while every effort and care has been taken to ensure that all representations are accurate as at the date of its release, ESSA accepts no legal liability for any loss or damage suffered as a result of any information provided in this professional development.
- ESSA recommends that its members seek appropriate independent professional advice specific to their particular purposes and circumstances (including the provision of medical advice to patients) before relying on it.
- All Professional Development logistics are correct at time of publication. Subject to change at anytime without notice.