Exercise & Cancer Survivorship
Course Overview for the Exercise & Cancer Survivorship
This course offered in association with the American Academy of Health and Fitness, assists health and fitness professionals in using exercise to help cancer survivors with recovery and rehabilitation. Using evidence-based research, it provides a firm overview of how to deal with these patients mentally and physically, in order to reduce the risk of recurrence and guide them on a path to better health.
Shortly after registration with HFPA for a course from the American Academy of Health and Fitness (AAHF) you will receive an email from AAHF notifying you of a new account established for you on the AAHF website. You should follow the instructions in the email and log into that account to find your course materials and online test information. You should also expect other emails from AAHF.
Why you should study this course:
- Learn the benefits of exercise after a diagnosis of cancer
- Course includes exercise testing, prescription and programming; nutrition and weight management; and counselling for healthy behaviour change
Offered at the following campuses:
Career paths you can follow:
Course Material for Exercise & Cancer Survivorship
Electronic format — The Exercise and Cancer Survivorship™certificate package with online test includes the eBook version of the 208-page ACSM’s Guide to Exercise and Cancer Survivorship Editor Melinda L. Irwin, PhD, MPH and a 74-page workbook provided in PDF format. Instructions for completing the multiple-choice online test and obtaining CECs are also included in PDF format. Note: This course package is made available for immediate access and download after purchase. All materials for this electronic format course are available electronically. Nothing is mailed.
Career Opportunities for the Exercise & Cancer Survivorship
Expand your scope to prescribe training to people who are survivors of cancer
Career Paths to Follow
Accreditations for the Exercise & Cancer Survivorship
- CEC Credits: 11
This course is approved for the following CECs/CEUs:
|BCRPA 11.0||BOC Category A 6.25||CPTN 7.0|
|HFPA 11.0||ISSA 13.0||KIPS 1.3|
|NAFC 1.1||NASM 1.3||NETA 11.0|
|NFPT 1.0||NSCA 1.1||PTAG 12.0|
|SFA 1.1||WITS 11.0||YMCA 13.0|
The American Academy of Health and Fitness (BOC AP#: P3645) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Certified Athletic Trainers. This program is eligible for a maximum of 6.25 Category A hours/CEUs.
The Exercise & Cancer Survivorship is offered at the following training centres: