Cancer Exercise History | Exercise as Therapy to Improve Outcomes

VIDEO: Cancer Exercise and Exercise as Therapy to Improve Outcomes

  • From Cancer to Sepsis: Exercise as an immunoregulatory therapy to improve disease outcomes 

Speaker: Graeme Koelwyn, PhD Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University in Vancouver 

Host: Meihong Deng, MD Associate Professor, Institute of Molecular Medicine, Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research

Thank you to Dan Hogan, a Cancer Exercise Specialist from New York, for bringing this very interesting video presentation to our attention!  Learn about how far cancer exercise has come, and some of the latest research and studies underway to help provide even more guidance for using exercise in the future. 
9:37 – See the history of cancer exercise research from 1944 to 2016
48:00 Learn about the process of using exercise similar to a drug with the proper dosage:
  • Dosage relative to fitness level
  • The role of VO2Max
  • Individualization
  • Progressive Overload
  • Recovery 
  • Specificity
51:30 Using the Cardiopulmonary Exercise Test