This masterclass will be conducted by Lee Jones, PhD, an international expert in the field of ‘exercise oncology’. Lee Jones is professor and researcher at the prestigious Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) in New York, USA.
Topics that will be covered in this masterclass:
- Exercise Oncology at MSKCC
- Exercise and cardiovascular outcomes following a cancer diagnosis
- Exercise and tumor progression following a cancer diagnosis
- Personalized exercise prescription in cancer.
The goal of this masterclass is to provide the most recent insights about the role of physical training in cancer rehabilitation and its influence on the survival chances of cancer patients. The participants will also gain more knowledge about basic exercise physiological mechanisms of training in (ex) cancer patients and will learn how to use this knowledge in tailor-made provision of physiotherapy to this group of patients.