ACSM's Guide to Exercise and Cancer Survivorship
Publication Date 1 Jan 2012
OverviewThis title offers help and advice for cancer survivors. Evidence has shown that physical activity has numerous health benefits for cancer patients and survivors. As a result, more clinicians and oncologists are recommending exercise as a strategy for reducing the side effects of treatment, speeding recovery and improving overall quality of life. In turn, cancer survivors are seeking health and fitness professionals with knowledge and experience to help them learn how to exercise safely within their capabilities. With "ACSM's Guide to Exercise and Cancer Survivorship", they can provide safe exercise programmes to help cancer survivors improve their health, take proactive steps toward preventing recurrences and enhance their quality of life. It is a valuable reference for health and fitness professionals and medical personnel such as personal trainers, fitness specialists and physiotherapists working with cancer patients and cancer survivors.