Empowering our patients to better understand the benefits of exercise is an essential component of our work as exercise professionals.
The following are useful resources that can be provided to your patients in regards to living with cancer and participating in exercise.
|Cancer Council Victoria||Exercise and Cancer Booklet||Information regarding purpose of exercise, some exercise types and examples. General Overview. Printable PDF and booklets can be ordered.|
|Move Your Body Factsheet||Single page info sheet with basic exercise education and tips for increasing activity|
|American College of Sports Medicine |
Moving Through Cancer
|Sit Less, Move More||Two page information sheet promoting initiation of activity and ideas for integrating standing/exercise into daily life|
|Exercise Guidelines for Cancer Patients and Survivors||Descriptions of specific dosages of exercises to manage specific cancer related symptoms.|
|Being Active When You Have Cancer||Basic handout describing benefits of exercise, different types and simple suggestions of how to start.|
|Moving Through Cancer||One page infosheet/infographic explaining benefits of exercise and starting prescription.|
|Exercise for Cancer Prevention and Treatment||Simple infographic explaining the benefit of exercise in preventing 7 types of cancer|
|The ONE (Oncology, Nutrition, Exercise) Group||Variety of Patient Guides - Exercise||One page info sheets for a variety of cancer exercise related topics (fatigue, surgery etc.)|
|Prehab4Cancer||Website||Information and resources to assist people a new diagnosis of cancer to prepare for and manage treament|
|Macmillan Cancer Support UK||Videos||Videos of patient testimonies, example exercises and education relating to cancer and exercise|
|Australian Cancer Survivorship Centre||Online resource/webpage||Variety of resources, fact sheets, handouts and community connections for patients and clinicians|
|The ONE Group (Oncology, Nutrition, Exercise)||Exercise Videos||Videos of different types of exercises and an example workout plan|