2021 information for papers will be published in early September.
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||Second Semester|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,080.30|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$5,061.45|
- SPEX 310
- Recommended Preparation
- BIOC 192 or any 200-level PHSL paper
- Schedule C
- Teaching staff
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