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    Distributor: Raincoast Book Distribution Limited Supplies to:CA Availability: To order Excluding:Oct 08, 2020 On Sale Date:Jan 01, 2006 Carton Quantity:30 $28.99 CAD
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Exercise Therapy and the Cancer Patient
A Guide for Patients and Professionals
By (author): Howard Stidwill
9781932783711 Paperback, Trade English HEALTH & FITNESS / Diseases / Cancer Jan 01, 2006
$28.99 CAD
Active 5.64 x 8.31 x 0.36 in | 200 gr 230 pages Sourcebooks
This guide will help patients, regardless of their type of cancer, regain lost physical and psychological functions. Conditions such as fatigue, loss of strength, and depression are all too common with many cancers. Indeed, it is often not he cancer itself but the treatment and the inactivity that follow, that affect the afflicted individual. Doctor Stidwill's latest book is written to be understood and applied by both medical professionals and cancer survivors alike. After 12 years ofworking with cancer patients, Stidwill offers sound advice and sample exercises in an easy to implement format, including an "Exercise Prescription" for specific cancers.

About Howard Stidwill Howard Stidwill, Ph.D. has been director of exercise therapy programs for cancer patients for over 12 years. Dr. Stidwill has also written an exercise guide specifically for breast cancer patients. He was also produced and exercise DVD for breast cancer patients and presented and published numerous articles on this subject for professional organizations including the American Cancer Society, Y-Me, Coping magazine and the American Breast Cancer Guide where he servesas a member of the editorial advisory board. He has been profiled by WGN television in Chicago. Dr. Stidwill has been a university professor in exercise science at Northern Illinois University. While at Northern, he began an outpatient exercise program for breast cancer patients and taught a graduate class on the therapeutic use of exercise for those with cancer. He was director of exercise therapy for cancer patients at a nonprofit agency in the Chicago suburbs and is currently President of InnerStrength Rehabilitation Services for Cancer Patients Inc. Dr. Stidwill lives with his family in St. Charles, Illinois. You may learn more about his services at:

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