Exercise Medicine (Oncology)
Exercise is becoming a key element in the treatment of cancer patients, with ECU researchers leading the way through our Exercise Medicine Research Institute.Find out more
Study world ready
These courses provide specialised knowledge and skills in the principles of health and fitness testing, exercise prescription development and program implementation, as well as understanding current best clinical practice in exercise medicine for cancer patients and survivors.
"I was excited to study under the world-renowned professors in ECU's Exercise Medicine Research Institute"
I am currently the Exercise Clinic Lead at GenesisCare in the UK and wanted to gain a further qualification in Exercise Oncology. I was excited to study under the world-renowned professors in ECU's Exercise Medicine Research Institute, and online study made this possible.
The course content is up-to-date and the format of the online study is well organised. The online discussion boards provide valuable support and are a good source of information.
The research module that I completed has given me the confidence to present to a variety of audiences, including oncologists, patients and fellow health care professionals.
"I wanted to work with the best"
I decided to study at ECU for two reasons. Firstly, I wanted to move to a new country as I felt the only way to learn more was to get out of my comfort zone. And secondly, I moved here because of my supervisors. They are leading researchers in the exercise oncology field and I wanted to work with the best.
A highlight for me so far has been presenting at the Asia-Pacific Prostate Cancer Conference during the first year of my PhD.
In the future, I hope to stay within the university circles and share my wealth of information with young students to build a strong foundation for their careers.