Exercise and Prostate Cancer Survivorship: Prevention, Preservation and Restoration

Speaker: Mr. Scott Adams (PhD Candidate)
Original Date: Tuesday April 28, 2015
 

Scott Adams presents “Exercise and Prostate Cancer Survivorship: Prevention, Preservation and Restoration”. This webinar covers:

  • Common anti-cancer therapies used to treat prostate cancer are associated with harmful and unintended side effects.
  • Increasing evidence suggests that exercise may be effective in preventing, controlling and reversing many of these risks and complications.
 

MET Values

During the webinar, Scott Adams talks about MET values. MET stands for "Metabolic Equivilant of Task" which is a physiological measure expressing the energy cost of physical activities. Basically how much energy will you expend or do you need to do a particular physical activity.

Find MET activity values for your favourite physical activities.

 

Speaker – Scott Adams (PhD Candidate)

ea_scottadams.jpgScott is a Certified Exercise Physiologist with the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology. From 2008 to 2013, Scott was a founding member of the Rehabilitation and Exercise Oncology Program and the senior Exercise Physiologist of the McGill Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology Program at the Segal Cancer Centre of the Jewish General Hospital (Montreal, Quebec). He was also the Young Adult Program Coordinator for Hope & Cope and the Founder/Director of a young adult support website called CancerFightClub.com. Scott received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Clinical Exercise Physiology at Concordia University (Montreal, Quebec). His Master’s research focused on the impact of cancer and chemotherapy on autonomic nervous system function and cardiovascular reactivity in young adults with cancer. Scott is now a PhD student in the Behavioural Medicine Laboratory within the Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation at the University of Alberta. His doctoral research involves assessing the impact of high-intensity aerobic interval training on the cardiovascular health of testicular cancer survivors.



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Expert AngleExpert Angle is designed to expand our reach and address the many varied and complex questions that come with a prostate cancer diagnosis. These webinars will address topics important to men with prostate cancer along different points of the cancer care continuum and those within their circle of care as well as the general public and representatives from the clinical community.
 
The meetings are hosted using interactive on-line technology and feature leading experts in prostate cancer - making them accessible to anyone, regardless of their location, within Canada. The platform allows PCC to communicate directly with individuals in a variety of settings (i.e. in their homes, support group meetings, community centres) and geographic locations (i.e. urban, rural and remote locations) as well as measure engagement.   

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