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Exercise for Cancer

Understand the types of cancer and provide exercise guidelines for working with those with a cancer diagnosis.

Employee ProgressionProvide opportunities for staff progression
Client RetentionRetain clients and members
Revenue OpportunitiesIncrease revenue opportunities through new classes
Expand Your OfferingGrow or launch a group exercise offering

Course Overview

This course that can increase staff awareness of cancer, understanding the types of cancer and provide exercise guidelines for assisting/working with those with a cancer diagnosis. 

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Enhance staff awareness and understanding of caner and its diverse types, along with personalise exercise recommendations diagnosed with cancer. Delve into the contemporary caner landscape in the UK, develop and understanding of its pathophysiology, and recognise the risk factors associated with different cancer types. Acquire knowledge about treatments, prognosis, behaviour modification tactics, and motivational interviewing techniques. Obtain understanding of the advantages of exercise for cancer patients, risk assessment methods, functional evaluations, exercise directives, and strategies for managing fatigue.

Course Structure

Unit 1: Awareness 

  • Introduction to exercise for cancer
  • Definitions of cancer
  • Cancer landscape 
  • Types of cancer
  • Risk factors 
  • Signs and symptoms (pathphysiology)


Unit 2: Understanding 

  • Introduction to working with cancer patients
  • Understanding treatments and prognosis 
  • Behaviour change strategies and motivation used to encourage activity uptake
  • Communication 
  • Emotional resilience and support
  • Exercise benefits

*NB for certification this unit requires learners to undergo a period of shadowing experienced work colleagues and reflect on what they learn  


Unit 3: Application 

  • Referral criteria and risk stratification
  • Functional assessments
  • Delivering functional assessments and measuring outcomes
  • Exercise prescription and considerations
  • Fatigue management 

*NB for certification this unit requires learners to be observed putting knowledge into practice in a live environment.  

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Entry requirements and learning format

We want to ensure you select the course that best fits your team’s needs. This section outlines the entry requirements for this specific course, details the learning format, and provides any additional information necessary for making an informed decision.

Entry RequirementsEntrants must be 16+
Learning FormatOnline learning
Assessment DetailsOnline multiple choice assessment
Qualifications AchievedExercise for Cancer (Unit Specific Certificate)

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    After agreeing to a plan that suits your needs, you will gain access to training materials through our specially designed learning platform, Flex. This platform will provide your staff with all the content to begin your staff upskilling process.

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