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Exercise for the Management of Cancer: Exercise Oncology Course


‘Exercise for the Management of Cancer: Exercise Oncology Course’ is a professional development course administered by the Exercise Medicine Research Institute for exercise physiologists who work with cancer patients and survivors. This course is designed to provide the knowledge and skills required to design and implement safe and effective exercise programs for people with cancer at any stage of treatment. The course also provides critical information required for you to provide effective advice about the role of exercise in the management of cancer. The course comprises of two components, a suite of theoretical modules completed online and a one day practical workshop. Participants can enrol in the online modules only or the full course. 


Presented by Professor Rob Newton and Professor Daniel Galvão

The Edith Cowan University Exercise Medicine Research Institute is nationally and internationally recognised for ground breaking research which focuses on understanding the role of exercise in the management of cancer. The Institute has extensive experience designing, implementing and evaluating exercise programs in people with cancer and has been involved in the development of state, national and international best practice exercise guidelines. Our team of renowned exercise physiologists, surgical, medical and radiation oncologists and psychologists have extensive academic and clinical experience working with patients with all types and stages of cancer.

Course schedule

Location Dates
Online Continuously available
Practical Workshops: Administered according to demand
Perth 11 March 2018
Sydney 17 March 2018
Melbourne 18 March 2018
Adelaide TBA
Brisbane TBA
New Zealand TBA

Please note that minimum numbers are required in order to hold a practical workshop. If the quota is not met the workshop will be postponed to a later date.

Please register your interest by emailing



13 (upon completion of both the Online and Face to face components)



ESSA Member $400.00 per person per course
Non-Member $400.00 per person per course
Students $300.00 per person per course

Contact details

For more information or to enroll in the course, please contact the provider below:

Exercise Medicine Research Institute
Cailyn Rogers
Ph: 08 6304 2307


Register now online