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Strength and Conditioning for Patients With Cancer

Metz, Jason MS, CSCS, TSAC-F

Strength and Conditioning Journal: April 2015 - Volume 37 - Issue 2 - p 84–88
doi: 10.1519/SSC.0000000000000129
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ABSTRACT PHYSICAL CONDITIONING SHOULD BE AN IMPORTANT PART OF A COMPREHENSIVE TREATMENT PLAN FOR PATIENTS WITH CANCER. STANDARD TREATMENT PRACTICES AND HOW STRUCTURED EXERCISE CAN BE A SAFE AND EFFECTIVE MEANS OF PREVENTION OF CANCER REOCCURRENCE ARE DISCUSSED. FOR A VIDEO ABSTRACT OF THIS ARTICLE, SEE SUPPLEMENTAL DIGITAL CONTENT 1, HTTP://LINKS.LWW.COM/SCJ/A155.

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Waynesburg University, Waynesburg, Pennsylvania

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Conflicts of Interest and Source of Funding: The author reports no conflicts of interest and no source of funding.

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Jason Metzis an Instructor at Waynesburg University in the Exercise Science program, Waynesburg University, Waynesburg, Pennsylvania.

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