March 9, 2018

Experts will update exercise recommendations for cancer survivors, add prevention guidance

Dr. Kristin Campbell, representing the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP), will join other leading subject matter experts to update current exercise recommendations for cancer survivors based on the latest science, as well as add new recommendations regarding the effect of exercise on cancer prevention. Dr. Campbell is a CSEP member and Director, Clinical Exercise Physiology Laboratory, Department of Physical Therapy at the University of British Columbia.

A recognized expert in exercise oncology, Dr. Campbell will be part of an esteemed group of leaders representing select organizations on the forefront of health promotion and the fight against cancer. The roundtable will focus on two major objectives: translating the latest scientific and clinical empirical evidence into new, practical recommendations and creating effective tools for clinicians and the public based on the recommendations. The work done in support of each objective will be published in peer-reviewed literature during the first quarter of 2019.

WHEN: March 12-13, 2018

WHO: The roundtable is being convened by the American College of Sports Medicine and Hosted by Sunflower Wellness.

Media Contacts
If you are interested in interviewing Dr. Kristin Campbell about the roundtable, and/or if you’d like to be contacted when the outcomes are published, please contact:

Kaleigh Maclaren
Sr. Communications Manager, Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology | 613-234-3755

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