61 episodes

Being a cancer survivor brings its own set of challenges that can affect every aspect of your life. Join Ciaran Fairman, alongside leading researchers, doctors, health professionals and cancer survivors themselves, as they bring you the latest in exercise, nutrition, and lifestyle behaviors to reduce cancer risk and improve survivorship.

REACH - Research in Exercise And Cancer Health Ciaran Fairman

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Being a cancer survivor brings its own set of challenges that can affect every aspect of your life. Join Ciaran Fairman, alongside leading researchers, doctors, health professionals and cancer survivors themselves, as they bring you the latest in exercise, nutrition, and lifestyle behaviors to reduce cancer risk and improve survivorship.

    Ep 61 | Dr. Camille Short: Behaviour change: Theory, applications and technology

    Ep 61 | Dr. Camille Short: Behaviour change: Theory, applications and technology

    Dr Camille Short is a behavioural scientist  based at the University of Melbourne where she holds a joint appointment between the Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences and Melbourne School of Health Sciences. Her research focuses on understanding health behaviours from a psychological and public health perspective and building scalable technology based interventions to support healthy lifestyle changes to prevent and manage chronic diseases.

    • 1 hr
    Ep 60 | Dr. Carla Prado: Low muscle mass in cancer, classification and implications

    Ep 60 | Dr. Carla Prado: Low muscle mass in cancer, classification and implications

    Dr. Carla Prado, PhD, RD is an Associate Professor at the University of Alberta, a Campus Alberta Innovates (CAIP) Chair in Nutrition, Food and Health, and a Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) New Investigator. She is the Director of the Human Nutrition Research Unit, a state-of-the-art research and training facility. Her laboratory is dedicated to the study of nutrient intake, energy metabolism and skeletal muscle and adipose tissue dynamics and its effect on health. 
     
    Kenneth Fearon's research: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Kenneth_Fearon?_iepl%5BgeneralViewId%5D=gLx6xfnBEx8BGDDNW57g8XPPE7kdtNWmz9Dl&_iepl%5Bcontexts%5D%5B0%5D=searchReact&_iepl%5BviewId%5D=WCh34aUOvwPkH3hIQ4dFgeFo9s9n9vRx2fUA&_iepl%5BsearchType%5D=researcher&_iepl%5Bdata%5D%5BcountLessEqual20%5D=1&_iepl%5Bdata%5D%5BinteractedWithPosition1%5D=1&_iepl%5Bdata%5D%5BwithoutEnrichment%5D=1&_iepl%5Bposition%5D=1&_iepl%5BrgKey%5D=AC%3A10050238&_iepl%5BinteractionType%5D=profileView

    • 55 min
    Ep 59 | Dr. Rob Newton: Past, present and future of exercise oncology

    Ep 59 | Dr. Rob Newton: Past, present and future of exercise oncology

    Professor Robert Newton, is and Associate Dean at Medical and Exercise Sciences and Research Professor, Exercise Medicine Research Institute at Edith Cowan University Perth, Western Australia. 
     
    We chat about the history of exercise oncology, Rob's research line and how he built his institute and what he feels are important areas moving forward. 
     
    ECU exercise oncology courses: https://www.ecu.edu.au/degrees/courses/master-of-exercise-medicine-oncology
    Follow rob on twitter @ProfRobNewton
     

    • 53 min
    EP 58 | Kikkan Randall: 5x time Olympian diagnosed with breast cancer.

    EP 58 | Kikkan Randall: 5x time Olympian diagnosed with breast cancer.

    Kikkan Randall is an American, Olympic champion cross-country skier. Kikkan won a gold medal in the winter olypmics in 2018. A few months later, she was diagnosed with breast cancer. 
    In this episode, we chat about her experiences as an olympian, along with her cancer diagnosis and how she moved through treatment. 

    • 52 min
    EP 57 | Dr. Kerri Winters-Stone: Exercise interventions targeting bone health & couples exercising together.

    EP 57 | Dr. Kerri Winters-Stone: Exercise interventions targeting bone health & couples exercising together.

    Kerri is a Professor with the OHSU School of Nursing and is Co-Director of the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute's Community Partnership Program and Co-Leader of the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute's Cancer Prevention and Control Program.
     
    In this episode, we chat about her previous research research aimed at delivering exercise interventions targeted at bone health. We also chat about some of her work investigation couples exercising together. 
     
    Keep up with Kerri on twitter @winters_stone

    • 1 hr 10 min
    EP 56 | Dr. Alex Ireland: Bone physiology and adaptation

    EP 56 | Dr. Alex Ireland: Bone physiology and adaptation

    Alex Ireland is a Senior Lecturer within the School of Healthcare Science at Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU). His main research interest is in bone mechanoadaptation and the influence of muscular forces on bone loading, assessed using imaging techniques and measurement of neuromuscular function and biomechanics. 
     
    In this episode, we chat about all things bone physiology and stimulus for adaptation. 

    • 45 min

Customer Reviews

drbobbycheema ,

Outstanding Podcast on Exercise in Cancer

Thank you to Ciaran for providing a wonderful venue for sharing knowledge about the important role of exercise for cancer patients and survivors. Bravo!

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