The Healing Power of Movement: How to Benefit from Physical Activity During Your Cancer Treatment (Google eBook)

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Da Capo Press, Oct 12, 2007 - Health & Fitness - 176 pages
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Recent clinical studies show that exercise rather than rest may be the best therapy for someone undergoing cancer treatments. The Healing Power of Movement addresses this significant shift in care recommendations and clearly illustrates fifty specific exercises-from simply sitting up or moving in bed to walking or lifting light weights-for different stages of cancer treatments, and for many different types of cancers. Written in consultation with a leading oncologist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Center in Manhattan and based on practical advice gleaned from the front lines of the author's physical-therapy practice, The Healing Power of Movement will be recommended and empowering reading for all cancer patients, whether they are undergoing chemotherapy or radiation, or are recovering from surgery.
  

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Exercise physiologist Hoffman works specifically with cancer patients to help them incorporate moderate exercise and movement into their recovery programs. The book includes input from cancer specialists and fitness professionals. ... Read full review

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Lisa Hoffmanis the author of Better Than Ever: The Four-Week Workout Program for Women Over 40. She owns and operates a personal-training company in Manhattan.

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