Exercise is Medicine · Exercise Physiology

Prescribed Targeted Exercise Programs for Cancer

  • MAINTAIN MUSCLE MASS via targeted, prescribed, tailored exercise.
  • Maintain bone mass density.
  • Decrease side effects (nausea and fatigue).
  • Tailored programs for each individual’s specific circumstance taking into consideration concurrent treatments such as chemotherapy / radiotherapy / immunotherapy / surgery.

 

Why maintaining muscle mass is important for your health:

Skeletal muscle makes up 40% of the whole body and skeletal muscle is responsible for optimizing metabolic function.

The continuous maintenance of the musculoskeletal system, via physical activity and use of the musculoskeletal system can prolong life significantly both in health and disease.

 

Exercise Based Programs are also available for conditions such as:

Orthopaedic Problems:

Osteoporosis, Arthritis, Shoulder, Knee, Back

 

Maintain Mobility and Indepence:

Falls Prevention, Mobility, Strength Training, Balance Training

 

Manage Weight:
Maintain muscle mass and bone mass density through the ageing process.

 

Improve Metabolic Parameters:

Type 2 Diabetes, Insulin Resistance, Obesity, Hypercholesterolemia, Hyperlipidemia, Metabolic Syndrome

 

Improve Cardiovascular Function:

Hypertension, Heart Disease

 

Optimise Respiratory Function:

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

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