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New Infographic Available | Exercise Guidelines for Cancer Patients and Survivors

Nov 27, 2019

cancer infographic: exercise guidelinesNew guidance from exercise oncology experts recommend systematic use of an “exercise prescription” by health care workers and fitness professionals in designing and delivering exercise programs that aim to lower the risk of developing certain cancers and best meet the needs, preferences and abilities of people with cancer.

In October 2019, three papers were published following an International Multidisciplinary Roundtable hosted by ACSM. One of those papers, a consensus statement, listed specific exercise recommendations for cancer patients and survivors. 

This infographic outlines the effects of exercise on health-related outcomes in those with cancer. The chart features evidence-based physical activity recommendations and the associated benefits for specific symptoms and side effects of cancer and its treatments. 

Download the infographic

Learn more about the roundtable and the published papers 

New Infographic Available | Exercise Guidelines for Cancer Patients and Survivors

Nov 27, 2019

cancer infographic: exercise guidelinesNew guidance from exercise oncology experts recommend systematic use of an “exercise prescription” by health care workers and fitness professionals in designing and delivering exercise programs that aim to lower the risk of developing certain cancers and best meet the needs, preferences and abilities of people with cancer.

In October 2019, three papers were published following an International Multidisciplinary Roundtable hosted by ACSM. One of those papers, a consensus statement, listed specific exercise recommendations for cancer patients and survivors. 

This infographic outlines the effects of exercise on health-related outcomes in those with cancer. The chart features evidence-based physical activity recommendations and the associated benefits for specific symptoms and side effects of cancer and its treatments. 

Download the infographic

Learn more about the roundtable and the published papers 

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Congratulations to Dr. Carol Garber for her Citation Award at the National Meeting in Orlando!

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Our Mission

The Greater New York Regional Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine has set goals to

1)  Promote and advance professions related to the science of exercise as medicine;

2)  Build relationships that foster growth and collaboration with other organizations, physicians, scientists, and educators concerned with the science of exercise and related fields;

3)  Arrange mutual meetings of physicians, educators, clinicians and scientists;

4)  Make available post-graduate education in fields related to these sciences;

5)  Initiate, promote and correlate research in these fields;

Membership

 Benefits
- Discounts to Chapter meetings and events
- Newsletter highlighting chapter events and news
- Opportunities to present at meetings, forums and events
- Access to student scholarship and award programs
- Opportunities to network with exercise science, sports medicine, clinical exercise, and allied health professionals
- Information regarding regional graduate programs, internships, and job opportunities

Chapter Leadership

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Astrid Mel PhD, CSCS, HFS, CSN

Treasurer
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Aimee Layton, PhD

Secretary
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Mary Allison Williams PhD, EP-C,

President-Elect
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Patrick Davitt, PhD, CSCS, FACSM

Immediate Past President
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Heather Milton MS, RCEP, CSCS

President
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Neal Pire MA, CEP, CSCS, FACSM

Executive Director