ACE Home-Based Maintenance Manual
The Alberta Cancer Exercise (ACE) team has created this home-based exercise maintenance program with the goal of increasing your daily energy levels and decreasing fatigue.
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.
Thrive Health Services Infographics
Infographics providing tools on goal setting, motivation checklist, strategies for success, exercise worksheets
The Pediatric Oncology Exercise Manual (POEM) consolidates evidence-based information and resources to promote an active lifestyle among children and adolescents affected by cancer. Infographics: Side-Effects of Physical Activity, Solid Tumors and Physical Activity, Cardiotoxicity and Physical Activity, Physical Activity in Children Treated with Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation, Physical Activity and Childhood Brain Cancer, Leukemia and Physical Activity, Bone Health, Physical Activity and Childhood Cancer
My Health Alberta
My Health Alberta offers these 3-Minute Movement videos for people with cancer.
TrueNTH Lifestyle Management
These exercise videos by TrueNTH Lifestyle Management provide improvements in quality of life for men living with prostate cancer;
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Alberta Cancer Exercise Program (ACE)
ACE is a FREE, 12-week community-based exercise program designed for individuals undergoing or recovering from cancer treatment.
Alberta Health Services
Providing informed courses and events for cancer patients and their families.
Coping during COVID-19
The purpose of this 4-week program is to reduce anxiety and negative GI symptoms for those with gut health issues. Sign up for this program currently being held through Zoom. More information coming soon.
Wellspring Calgary provides a range of support, resources and programs so anyone living with cancer and the people who care about them can improve the quality of their lives.
Exercise for Cancer to Enhance Living Well (EXCEL) is a 5-year Canada-wide project, offering FREE, 12-week exercise classes designed specifically for individuals undergoing or recovering from cancer treatment.
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.
The Pediatric Oncology Exercise Manual (POEM) aims to inspire and promote an active lifestyle for children with cancer in order to help them counteract cancer treatment side effects and achieve a better quality of life.
Thrive Health Services
Thrive through cancer: Providing evidence-based exercise resources for cancer survivors.
TrueNTH Lifestyle Management
Physical Activity, Stress-Reduction, and Nutrition Programs and Resources for Men Living with Prostate Cancer. Offering community programs, home-based programs and online resources as well as an educational library for prostrate cancer survivors.
Yoga Thrive is a 12-week research-based, therapeutic yoga program for cancer survivors and their support persons.
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