Pediatric Oncology Research

Learn more about the work we are doing to support children with cancer to move more.

Pediatric Yoga and Fatigue Study

Pediatric Yoga and Fatigue Study

A study to find out if yoga or iPad activities help children who receive chemotherapy or a bone marrow transplant feel less tired. This study aims to reduce fatigue for hospitalized children, ages 8-18 years, receiving intensive chemotherapy, or hematopoietic stem cell transplants (HSCT).

Barriers

Barriers to Physical Activity in Pediatric Oncology

This study is being conducted to inform the development of in-hospital physical activity opportunities for children and adolescents affected by cancer in Alberta.

iPOEG

international Pediatric Oncology Exercise Guidelines (iPOEG)

The iPOEG are movement-based guidelines and recommendation statements to help children and adolescents affected by cancer move more.

IMPACT

IMplementation of Physical Activity for Children and Adolescents on Treatment

IMplementation of Physical Activity for Children and Adolescents on Treatment (IMPACT) IMPACT is a new program launching in Spring of 2021 and will be offering physical activity opportunities for children and adolescents during treatment in Alberta.

Yoga for Young Adults Affected by Cancer

Yoga for Young Adults Affected by Cancer

We are offering young adults ages 18-39 years affected by cancer an 8-week FREE online yoga program delivered via Zoom! This yoga program is evidence-informed and was created by researchers from the University of Calgary’s Health and Wellness Lab.

POEM Study

Pediatric Oncology Exercise Manual (POEM)

Pediatric Oncology Exercise Manual (POEM) aims to inspire and promote an active lifestyle for children with cancer, to help counteract cancer treatment side-effects and achieve a better quality of life.


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