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Cancer Exercise Specialist  Advanced Qualification

Hong Kong Live Workshop
+ Online Learning Package

November 15th & 16th (Fri & Sat) 

Get yourselves qualified as a Cancer Exercise Specialist with Andrea Leonard and gain valuable experience during our "2 Day LIVE Workshop" held in Hong Kong, with online learning material included. 

During our 2-Day LIVE Workshop, Andrea Leonard will come to Hong Kong and cover the following topics of the Certification Course. With over 20 years of Cancer Training Experience behind her, take this opportunity to learn directly from the founder of Cancer Exercise Training Institute (CETI). 


Why Should You Get Yourself Certified as a Cancer Exercise Specialist in Hong Kong?

  • Increasing Cases of Cancer in Hong Kong and China

  • Exercise is starting to be recognized as an Integral Part of a Cancer Patient’s Treatment and Recovery Journey

  • Become one of the first few Certified Fitness Professionals who understand the entire Cancer Profess from Diagnosis, treatment, to reconstruction and survivorship

What you can learn from our 2-Day Live Workshop 

  • What is cancer? Definition, the genetics behind this disease, and how is it staged

  • The role of the Immune System and the human biome

  • Cancer Types and Procedures. Learn the most common procedures used for 15 types of cancer, as well as childhood cancer, and how different surgeries, including breast reconstruction, will impact physical mobility

  • Understand Specific Exercise Protocols for correcting muscle imbalances and range of motion limitations will be addressed that includes exercises for Pilates and Yoga as well as standard rehabilitative exercise protocol

  • Breast reconstruction and Implications for Exercise - Participants will gain an understanding of the breast reconstruction process including implants, expanders, TRAM, LAT, GAP, TUG, and DIEP flap reconstructive procedures and how each of these procedures may affect muscle balance and range of motion. Corrective Exercises will be addressed and include Pilates and Yoga as well as standard rehabilitative exercise protocol

  • Identification and Prevention of Lymphedema and Exercise Recommendations for Lymphedema Patients - Participants will gain a general understanding of the lymphatic system and how it may be compromised by radiation and surgery. Participants will learn how to develop a strategic exercise program and progression with the focus on upper and/or lower extremity lymph drainage. Participants will learn specific anatomical sites and how to take baseline measurements to identify any possible swelling that may indicate the onset of lymphedema

  • Neurological Complications experienced by Cancer Patients

  • Cancer Treatment and Implications for Exercise - The goal of this section is for participants to demonstrate an understanding of a variety of cancer treatments and their acute and chronic side-effects as well as how to minimize or prevent them with the proper exercises

  • Conducting a Postural Assessment - Participants will learn the techniques and research based on the Janda Approach; how to analyze how clients/patients hold their bodies against gravity, identify postural deviations, identify Tonic and Phasic muscles, and create an individualized exercise program that will address muscle imbalances and help to correct these imbalances through the proper combination of stretching and strengthening.


  • Benefits of Exercise - Participants will learn how exercise has been shown to help prevent cancer, minimize treatment side-effects, and help patients recover from surgery and treatment by improving range of motion, correcting postural deviations, and helping them return to their former level of fitness (or better)

  • Mental and Physical Fatigue during and after treatment - Participants will learn the causes of treatment-related fatigue as well as ideas on how to manage it

  • Understanding a Cancer Patient's Psychology towards Health and Fitness and Managing our own Emotions as Cancer Exercise Specialists

  • Cancer treatment & Weight Management/Alcohol and cancer risk

  • Working with Medical Professionals - Participants will learn how to strategically place themselves as the next step in the health care continuum following patients’ release from the hospital or therapy. Participants will learn marketing strategies, self-promotion, advertising, and networking strategies to establish themselves as a Cancer Exercise Specialist and receive medical referrals

  • Case Studies - Participants will address a number of different case studies that include a variety of types of cancer and treatments. They will be asked to identify contraindications to surgery, treatment, and reconstruction, assess lymphedema risk, postural deviations, of motion limitations, and long-term side-effects that can be avoided or managed with exercise and diet. Participants will also address emergency procedures, health history, and medical clearance and establish a comprehensive corrective exercise program for each case study

Continuing Education Points (CEP)

The Cancer Exercise Specialist Advanced Certification allows you to gain Continuing Education Points with the following certification bodies:

  • The American Council on Exercise (ACE) 1.7

  • The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) 20.0

  • Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA) 15.0

  • The Certified Professional Trainers Network (CPTN) 14.0

  • National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) 1.9

  • National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) 1.7

  • PTA Global 1.9

  • Yoga Alliance 22 (non-contact hours)

Participants will be given 3 months after the 2-Day Live Workshop to finish their online studies and take the Cancer Exercise Specialist (CES) online exam, upon completion with an 80% passing score, will be awarded an official Certification by the Cancer Exercise Training Institute valid for 2 years.

Please contact us via EMAIL or MESSENGER for more details.

Course Details

Date:               15 & 16 NOV (Fri & Sat) 

Time:               9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (both days) 

Location:         To Be Advised

Fee:                 HK$ 6,500*

* Enjoy Early Bird Discount:          
HK$ 5,500 (Valid till SEP 30th, 2019)

HK$ 6,000 (Valid till OCT 31st, 2019)