The Benefits of Exercise for Cancer Patients – UNC Cancer Network Patient Centered Care Lecture

Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Gabrielle Brennan, MS, ACSM EP-C, CET. Cardio-oncology is a newly expanding area of cancer rehabilitation in the exercise world. As a Clinical Exercise Physiologist part of the Cardiac Rehabilitation team, Gabrielle Brennan, MS, ACSM EP-C, CET, has a Master of Science in Exercise Physiology with a specialization in Cancer Care. Previously, she worked as an Exercise Specialist as the program director for the LiveFit Cancer Exercise Program. She will explore the program and numerous benefits patients gained from this program. The American College of Sports Medicine guidelines for cancer patients will also be discussed.

When Jan 08, 2020
from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Contact Name
Contact Phone 919-445-1000
Attendees Gabrielle Brennan, MS, ACSM EP-C, CET
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The Benefits of Exercise for Cancer Patients — Patient Centered Care Lecture

January 8, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

 Free

UNC Cancer Network Presents a Patient Centered Care Lecture

 

Gabrielle Brennan, MS, ACSM EP-C, CET

Gabrielle Brennan, MS, ACSM EP-C, CET

Clinical Exercise Physiologist
Cardiac Rehabilitation
UNC Medical Center
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

 

The Benefits of Exercise for Cancer Patients

 

Lecture Description

Cardio-oncology is a newly expanding area of cancer rehabilitation in the exercise world. As a Clinical Exercise Physiologist part of the Cardiac Rehabilitation team, Gabrielle Brennan, MS, ACSM EP-C, CET, has a Master of Science in Exercise Physiology with a specialization in Cancer Care. Previously, she worked as an Exercise Specialist as the program director for the LiveFit Cancer Exercise Program. She will explore the program and numerous benefits patients gained from this program. The American College of Sports Medicine guidelines for cancer patients will also be discussed.

Lecture Objectives:
  • Explore the LiveFit program offered at UNC Meadowmont Wellness Center.
  • Describe the American College of Sports Medicine Guidelines for exercise in cancer patients.
  • Discuss the effect of exercise on cancer patients.

 

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