If you build it, will they come?


If you build it, will they come? Evaluation of a co‐located exercise clinic and cancer treatment centre using the RE‐AIM framework Around 10 years ago we started working with GenesisCare to develop exercise medicine services to support their cancer care. Our team established an exercise clinic within the new GenesisCare centre in Joondalup, Western [...]

If you build it, will they come?2020-06-04T20:56:47+00:00

Exercise attenuates ADT side-effects


Exercise‐induced attenuation of treatment side‐effects in patients with newly diagnosed prostate cancer beginning androgen‐deprivation therapy: a randomised controlled trial A key takeaway from this study was that a 3-month combined aerobic and resistance training program prevented adverse cardiorespiratory and fatigue changes in men initiating ADT for prostate cancer. However, once they transitioned to exercise [...]

Exercise attenuates ADT side-effects2020-05-26T10:01:44+00:00

Exercise, why not?


World Cancer Day: why exercise is medicine for cancer care Technogym, posted an article written by Dr Robert Newton and Dr Silvano Zanuso as an update for World Cancer Day. Here Drs Newton and Zanuso discuss the critical role of exercise as a medicine in the management of cancer. Dispelling some of the myths [...]

Exercise, why not?2020-05-21T06:55:27+00:00

Exercise and Artery Health in Older Adults


Which Exercise Mode Improve Artery Health in Older Adults A key takeaway from this study was that HIIT and moderate-intensity continuous training, but not whole-body resistance training, increased the ability of arteries to relax in response to an increase in blood flow. However, only HIIT enhanced resting blood flow in the brachial artery. Furthermore, [...]

Exercise and Artery Health in Older Adults2020-05-20T07:30:54+00:00

Heavy Resistance Training in Breast Cancer Patients


Heavy Resistance Training in Breast Cancer Patients Undergoing Adjuvant Therapy In this randomised control trial patients completed heavy resistance training (4 sets leg press x 4 repetitions) at around 90% of their 1RM. This resulted in 20% increase in strength as well as 9-12% improvement in functional performance. The control group actually declined in [...]

Heavy Resistance Training in Breast Cancer Patients2020-05-19T04:14:42+00:00

Exercise Right – Home Workouts


Exercise Right Australia - Home Workouts ExerciseRight is an initiative of Exercise and Sports Science Australia. In times of home isolation and limited access to fitness centres and exercise clinics, ExerciseRight has posted excellent home workouts designed by Accredited Exercise Physiologists and Physiotherapists. Here is the link to the Home Workouts... [...]

Exercise Right – Home Workouts2020-05-13T00:44:54+00:00

Breast cancer and treatment impacts on muscle strength


Breast cancer and treatment impacts on muscle strength All patients with breast cancer or post treatment should perform at least two resistance training sessions per week to maintain muscle mass, strength and physical function. As expected these authors report that women who have undergone breast cancer treatment have lower muscle strength compared to matched [...]

Breast cancer and treatment impacts on muscle strength2020-05-08T07:06:46+00:00

Microsoft Teams – How to join a meeting


Microsoft Teams - How to Join a Meeting Have you been invited to a Teams meeting? Microsoft Teams is a very powerful collaboration platform which includes video chat. It is highly secure and is excellent for telehealth communications. Join a Microsoft Teams meeting from your calendar, via dial-in number and conference ID, or sign [...]

Microsoft Teams – How to join a meeting2020-05-06T06:56:30+00:00

Tele Exercise Medicine Webinar


Exercise Medicine in the Age of COVID-19 Webinar recorded 21st April 2020 COVID-19 has impacted all aspects of human life and with necessary restrictions off physical distancing patients with cancer may not have access to exercise clinics. In this webinar we discuss various methods and technologies to provide safe and effective tele exercise medicine [...]

Tele Exercise Medicine Webinar2020-04-22T07:54:33+00:00