2009 – Cancer and Exercise

Intermediate / Lecture

 

Chicago, IL / Friday, November 8, 2019 – 3:15-5:15 pm – 2.0 credit hours

(Lecture: 3:15-5:15 pm)

 

Faculty: Eduardo Netto, MS

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION: 

This lecture course will present basic learnings about cancer and also discuss the role of exercise in preventing some types of cancer. We will also look at the possibilities of exercise as an adjuvant in the treatment phases. Let’s understand how exercise can increase the quality of life in cancer survivors.

 

COURSE OBJECTIVES:

1) Discover new ways to design and instruct exercise programs for cancer patients.

2) Examine how the disease affects quality of life and how exercise can benefit your patients in treatment.

3) Determine how to select adequate exercise for cancer patients.

 

FACULTY:  Eduardo Netto, MS, is the Fitness Director of the Body Tech Health Club in Brazil and has a master’s degree in human motricity. He is an international presenter and well-respected fitness professional and consultant in Brazil. He has published books, DVDs and a CD-ROM on fitness programs.