A message to Healthcare Professionals
As a healthcare professional, you are key to getting patients into our programs. Our team is available to meet with you and your group to provide program information and to outline our referral process.
(Coming Soon) Here are some tools which you may find helpful:
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Looking for a specific tool or resource? Is there a resource you would like to see listed here that would help support your patients to move more? Send us an email.
The Pediatric Oncology Exercise Manual (POEM)
The Pediatric Oncology Exercise Manual (POEM) consolidates evidence-based information and contains resources to inspire and promote an active lifestyle among children and adolescents affected by cancer. Infographics also available on this site.
The International Pediatric Oncology Exercise Guidelines (iPOEG)
The iPOEG is movement-based guidance to help children and adolescents affected by cancer move more.
Thrive Health Services
Cancer and exercise training for Health & Fitness Professionals.
Yoga Thrive Youth Manual
Yoga Thrive for Youth: Practices to promote wellness during and after cancer treatment. The Health and Wellness Lab has published a yoga manual for child and adolescent cancer patients and survivors, as well as their families.
Alberta Cancer Exercise Program (ACE)
ACE is a FREE, 12-week community-based exercise program designed specifically for individuals undergoing or recovering from cancer treatment, with circuit-style classes twice per week at various locations in Calgary and across Alberta.
Exercise for Cancer to Enhance Living Well (EXCEL)
EXCEL is a 5-year Canada-wide project, offering FREE, 12-week exercise classes designed specifically for individuals undergoing or recovering from cancer treatment. In particular, EXCEL will target cancer survivors living in rural and remote regions across Canada.
Pediatric cancer patients and survivors Engaging in Exercise for Recovery (PEER)
Pediatric cancer patients and survivors Engaging in Exercise for Recovery (PEER) is an exercise program for kids and teens affected by cancer designed to help kids exercise while having fun and socializing in a safe environment.
Dr. Nicole Culos-Reed, Dr. Amanda Wurz, Dr. Justine Dowd, and Dr. Lauren Capozzi have synthesized evidence- and experience-based tips and tricks for maximizing the delivery of online fitness classes. Check out Moving Online? How to Deliver Effective Virtual Fitness.
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