Effectiveness of a Cancer Exercise Program

Effectiveness of a Cancer Exercise Program

Experimental: Exercise
2 days/week of resistance and cardiovascular exercise for 8-weeks
Behavioral: Exercise

A combination of resistance exercise and cardiovascular exercise (performed 2 days per week for 8-weeks) is tailored to each individual in accordance with their medical/cancer-related history, baseline assessments of physical function, and overall goals.
Resistance exercise includes 6-8 exercises targeting major muscle groups. The first week of the program is used to familiarize participants to the exercises of the program, provide coaching on safe and appropriate technique, and identifying initial load for 2 sets of 12 repetitions (equivalent to ~65% 1 repetition maximum), with a goal of working towards 4 sets of 8 reps. Additionally, participants are asked to perform 20-30 minutes of moderate-to-vigorous aerobic activity (approximately 60-85% age-predicted heart rate maximum) via walking, jogging, or cycling each session.

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