The American College of Sports Medicine revisits exercise prescription for the average person every few years. The current recommendations for exercise, aside from any physical limitations existing are as follows.
The message is simple and a little underwhelming, but so integral to recovery. ACSM, ACS, and USDHHS have stuck to the general exercise recommendations for post-cancer treatment, only applying them appropriately based on common side effects from treatments. Also, mandating a doctor’s release after treatment is a must and referring back to the doctor is necessary when showing these signs:
Source: Irwin, Melinda L. ACSM's Guide to Exercise and Cancer Survivorship. Champaign, IL. Human Kinetics. 2012. Print.
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