Certificate courses are available for fitness professionals looking to expand their “tool box” and round-out their cancer exercise training specialties.
CES Pilates Mat with June Kahn – June Kahn, internationally recognized fitness leader and educator, takes you step-by-step through a carefully designed Pilates Mat program for cancer patients and survivors. You will learn specific Pilates exercises that will help your client to correct muscle imbalances and range of motion limitations following cancer surgery and treatment. This course includes the 95 page handbook as well as accompanying video modules and a 50-question examination. You must get 80% or better on the examination to receive your certificate of completion. This is not a certification or advanced qualification course. You will receive a certificate of completion.
The Nutritional Roadmap – was developed by Krystal Guttierrez, MD, RDN, LD, CES. Learn how body weight and exercise affect one’s risk of cancer, treatment and cancer reoccurrence. This lesson will discuss the nutritional needs of a person with cancer and how to quickly assess a client’s diet for adequate intake of calories and macronutrients. Strategies to minimize treatment and disease side effects in conjunction with appropriate meal and snack suggestions will also be discussed. These strategies will help your clients have more effective workouts, achieve a healthy body weight and a potentially more positive disease outcome. This lesson provides several handouts you can distribute to your clients including snack ideas, and recipe modifications to facilitate weight loss or weight gain. This course includes a video presentation and 20-question exam. You must get 80% or better to pass. Upon passing, you will receive a certificate of completion.