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ACSM’s Guide to Exercise and Cancer Survivorship

Yale Medicine Magazine, 2012 - Autumn


edited by Melinda L. Irwin, Ph.D., M.P.H., associate professor of epidemiology (chronic diseases) (Human Kinetics Publishers) This text describes applications of the science behind the benefits of exercise to the design or adaptation of exercise programs for cancer patients and survivors. The guide uses evidence-based information to assist health, fitness, and medical professionals in using exercise to help cancer survivors with recovery and as a strategy both for reducing the side effects of treatment and for enhancing overall quality of life.

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