Conference Program


We’re excited to announce the program for the Exercise Oncology Twitter Conference on this October 17th, 2019. Please note that all presentation times below are listed as  CDT (of note: CDT is listed on the World Clock link as “Chicago”).

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Time (CDT)Title & Presenter
5:00 - 5:30amEarly Intervention and Rehabilitation for Patients Newly Diagnosed with Thoracic Malignancies
Morten Quist (KEYNOTE)
5:30 - 5:45amExercise-based rehabilitation for cancer survivors with chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy.

David Mizrahi
5:45 - 6:00amTranslational formative evaluation of an exercise intervention for cancer survivors delivered in a higher education fitness centre setting.

Patricia Sheehan
6:00 - 6:15amExploring the experiences of cancer survivors with documented cancer related fatigue in an exercise trial.

Patricia Sheehan
6:15 - 6:30amEffects of intra-chemotherapy rehabilitation on physical fitness and Health Related Quality of Life(HRQoL).

Aashish Contractor
6:30 - 6:45amAdherence rate for a Supervised Comprehensive Oncology Rehabilitation Program (SCORP) in breast and head and neck cancer patients undergoing radiation therapy in India.

Jaini Patel
6:45 - 7:00amBody Image, Self-Confidence, Intimacy, & Breast Cancer – What PTs Must Do For Our Patients.

Elise Decker
7:00 - 7:30amIt’s time to translate exercise oncology research into practice - but how do we do it?
Sarah Neil-Sztramko (KEYNOTE)
7:30 - 7:45amFeasibility and acceptability of tailored eHealth activity change advice among breast cancer survivors.

Cindy Forbes
7:45 - 8:00amExercise remodels tumor vasculature.

Kerri Schadler
8:00 - 8:15amBreak
8.15 - 8.30amExercise as standard care? An oncologist's perspective.

Allison Betof-Warner
8:30 - 8:45amEffects of Preoperative Exercise on Physical Fitness and Body Composition in Pancreatic Cancer Survivors Receiving Neoadjuvant Therapy: A Case Series.

Ryan Marker
8:45 - 9:00amPhysical problems, functional limitations, and preferences for physical-therapist guided exercise programs among Dutch patients with metastatic breast cancer: a mixed methods study.

Wim Groen
9:00 - 9:30amPrehabilitation for Cancer Treatment: From Proof to Concept to Practice
Daniel Santa Mina (KEYNOTE)
9:30 - 9:45amEngaging staff and people treated for breast cancer to improve physical activity services - an experience-based co-design project.

Siobhan Cowan-Dickie
9.:45 - 10:00amCommunity-based football in men with prostate cancer: 1-year follow-up on a pragmatic, multicentre randomised controlled trial.

Eik Dybboe Bjierre
10:00 - 10:15amResistance training is a safe, feasible and highly beneficial exercise intervention in a breast cancer survivor with osteoporosis and subjected to bilateral mastectomy at risk of arm lymphedema.

Pedro Correia
10:15 - 10:30amCase Report of Exercise to Attenuate Side Effects of Treatment for Pancreatic Cancer.

Marie McLaughlin
10:30 - 10:45amResistance training is superior to aerobic exercise for improving tolerance to chemotherapy, muscle mass and overall quality of life in in-treatment cancer patient.

Nuno Correia
10:45 - 11:00amNeuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) in the management of Glioblastoma Multiforme‚ a case study

Dominic O'Connor
11:00 - 11:30am Exercise Prescription for Older Adults with Cancer
Nicole Stout (KEYNOTE)
11:30 - 11:45amIs supporting patients to get fit for cancer surgery a road to longer term exercise maintenance?

Judit Varkonyl-Sepp
11:45 - 12:00pmDeveloping a psychological model to support young people recently diagnosed with cancer and their social networks with physical activity.

Ainslea Cross
12:00 - 12:15pmEffects of a 12-week exercise programme on cardiovascular risk and body composition in men receiving androgen deprivation therapy for prostate cancer.

Sam Olden
12:15 - 12:30pmFeasibility of a strength training intervention involving eccentric overloading and neuromuscular electrical stimulation after treatment for head and neck cancer.

Colin Lavigne
12:30 - 12:45pmDevelopment of a physical activity strategy for an active hospital.

Katharine Malhotra
12:45 - 1:00pmFactors associated with exercise preferences, barriers and facilitators of prostate cancer survivors.

Sarah Weller
1:00 - 1:30pmCan exercise increase your risk for cancer? Exploring the unexpected link between physical activity and melanoma.
Sherry Pagoto (KEYNOTE)
1:30 - 1:45pmTBD
1:45 - 2:00pmEstimation of physical activity intensity cut-points using accelerometry in breast cancer survivors and age-matched controls.

Linda Trinh
2:00 - 2:15pmPhysical Activity Attitudes and Counselling Practices in Oncology Healthcare Providers Working with Kidney Cancer Survivors.

Denise Bastas
2:15 - 2:30pmComparison of Two Administration Methods for Measuring Functional Fitness in Older Cancer Survivors.

Alexis Whitehorn
2:30 - 2:45pmThe Evergreen Exercise Clinic: Regaining Life, Fitness and Health from Cancer.

Jared Heitzenrater
2:45 - 3:00pmAffective Response to High-Intensity Interval Exercise and Moderate-Intensity Continuous Exercise in Female Cancer Survivors: A Study Protocol.

Allyson Tabaczynski
3:00 - 3:20pmACSM Paper 1

Alpa Patel
3:20 - 3:40pmACSM Paper 2

Kerri Winters-Stone
3:40 - 4:00pmACSM Paper 3

Katie Schmitz
4:00 - 4:15pmThe Need to Improve Exercise Prescriptions in Pediatric Oncology to Help Childhood Cancer Survivors.

Maxime Caru
4:15 - 4:30pmState of the Science in Young Adult Cancer Survivorship & Activity: A scoping review.

Anne-Marie Moraitis
4:30 - 4:45pmExercise CMR reveals reduced cardiac reserve in pediatric cancer survivors with impaired cardiopulmonary fitness.

Steve Foulkes
4:45 - 5:00pmBREAK
5:00 - 5:30pmPotentiating Aromatase Inhibition with a Structured Exercise and Diet Intervention in Adjuvant Breast Cancer Therapy
Neil Lyengar (KEYNOTE)
5:30 - 5:45pmImpact of a home-based exercise program in men with prostate cancer.

Bilal Sheikh
5:45 - 6:00pmAn Ecological Momentary Assessment Study Investigating Self-efficacy and Outcome Expectancy as Mediators of Affective and Physiological Responses and Exercise Among Endometrial Cancer Survivors.

Yue Liao
6:00 - 6:15pmCentral and peripheral determinants of cardiorespiratory fitness in anthracycline-treated women with breast cancer.

Amy Kirkham
6:15 - 6:30pmPeer support and social contact as key driver for compliance and motivation to a supervised group-based exercise program in men with prostate cancer receiving androgen deprivation therapy in daily clinical practice.

Renee Bultijnck
6:30 - 6:45pmThe effect of exercise on cancer-related cognitive impairment: A systematic review of randomized controlled trials.

Kendra Zadravec
6:45 - 7:00pmPost-diagnosis sedentary behaviour and health outcomes in cancer survivors: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Chris Swain
7:00 - 7:30pmCarolyn McIntyre
7:30 - 7:45pmThe Power of Exercise in the Advancing World of Immunotherapy.

Sami Mansfield
7:45 - 8:00pmAerobic Exercise during Chemotherapy Infusion for Cancer Treatment: A Pilot.

Kate Edwards
8:00 - 8:15pmEffect of Exercise on Taxane Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy in Women With Breast Cancer: A Randomized Controlled Trial.

Kelcey Bland
8:15 - 8:30pmThe effect of exercise on quality of life, fatigue, physical function and safety in advanced solid tumor cancers: a meta-analysis of randomized control trials.

Michelle Nadler
8:30 - 8:45pmLiving with Multiple Myeloma: Preferences and Perspectives on Physical Activity

Jennifer Nichol
8:45 - 9:00pmPhysical Activity for Symptom Management in Women With Metastatic Breast Cancer: A Randomized Feasibility Trial.

Jasmine Yee
9:00 - 9:30pm Plunged into muddy waters; self-navigating exercise guidelines pre and post buttockectomy for
gluteal liposarcoma
Meg Lowry (KEYNOTE)
9:30 - 9:45pmA Modified Participatory Action Research Process to Enhance Utilization Of a co-located Exercise Oncology Clinic.

Mary Kennedy
9:45 - 10:00pmInforming the design of a individualised e-Health exercise tool for individuals living with metastatic prostate cancer.

Holly Evans