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An introduction to the effects cancer has on physiological systems relevant to exercise programming. Students will also be introduced to exercise testing and exercise prescription for individuals with cancer.
|Paper title||Special Topic: Exercise and Cancer Rehabilitation|
|Subject||Sport, Physical Education and Exercise|
|Teaching period||Semester 2 (On campus)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,092.15|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$5,213.25|
- SPEX 310
- Recommended Preparation
- BIOC 192 or any 200-level PHSL paper
- Schedule C
- Teaching staff
Textbooks to be confirmed
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Disciplinary knowledge, Research, Communication, Ethics, Lifelong learning, Critical thinking
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- Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will be able to
- Discuss cancer development and the effects of treatment that may impact on exercise capacity and programming for the cancer survivor
- Identify risks and benefits of exercise for cancer survivors at all stages of the cancer continuum
- Develop and administer exercise programmes specific to an individual’s cancer diagnosis, treatment and current recovery status survivors in context of current exercise guidelines
- Critically examine research in the field of Exercise Oncology