Date: November 6, 2013
Time: 12:00 EDT
Presented by: Justin Brown, MA, CSCS
We talk about the importance of exercise in just about every webinar we hold, but why is it so important? Justin Brown will discuss the role of exercise and cancer symptoms, the effect of exercise on recurrence, fatigue, sleep and anxiety. He will also include tips on who to ask for advice and the practicalities of how to get started in an exercise program. Join us for this informative program!
About the presenter
Justin C. Brown, MA, CSCS is a PhD student in the Division of Clinical Epidemiology in the Perelman School of Medicine – University of Pennsylvania. A clinical strength and conditioning specialist, and active cancer researcher, Justin holds degrees in exercise physiology and kinesiology.
Justin previously served as a clinical exercise physiologist at the University of Connecticut. He joined the University of Pennsylvania as a cancer energetics fellow in 2011. His clinical responsibilities include providing physical rehabilitative training, as well as providing consultations to cancer survivors interested in starting physical rehabilitation. His research interests are in energy balance (physical activity and diet) and their association with outcomes such as quality-of-life and cancer recurrence among people with colorectal cancer.