Do you know the benefits of exercise during colorectal cancer treatment and survivorship? In July’s webinar, Dr. Catherine Jankowski, exercise physiologist, breaks down all the reasons why exercise is a key element during the cancer experience. She shares tips on how to stay active and offers support for those just getting started with an exercise routine. This engaging webinar will be a wonderful opportunity to help you jump start your physical activity this summer!
Your registration is important even if you can’t attend live we’ll share the slides, video & audio of the presentation directly to you!
About the Presenter
Catherine (Kathy) Jankowski
Catherine (Kathy) Jankowski is an exercise physiologist who joined the faculty in 2012 after ten years of clinical research experience in the Division of Geriatric Medicine at the CU School of Medicine. The unifying theme of Jankowski’s research is the maintenance and promotion of physical function during aging, cancer survivorship and chronic disease. For example, she implements exercise and sex hormone interventions to study human musculoskeletal adaptations to overload and disuse.
She has been the recipient of extramural funding from the National Institutes of Health and Centers for Disease Control in addition to intramural funding. Dr. Jankowski collaborates with faculty in Geriatric Medicine, Infectious Disease, Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, Physical Therapy, Public Health, and the CON. She is a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and is an ACSM Certified Clinical Exercise Specialist.
She is an Associate Editor of the Yearbook of Sports Medicine and serves on the Exercise and Rehabilitation Advisory Council of the National Osteoporosis Foundation. Jankowski speaks to community groups about exercise for older adults and exercise during cancer survivorship.
Other Resources Regarding Physical Activity
Join the Hike
While you can’t out-exercise a bad diet, revving up your fitness routine can lead to tremendous benefits. If you’re looking for motivation to kick start a new exercise regimen, look no further.
Fight Colorectal Cancer is gearing up for our annual Climb for a Cure! Climb for A Cure is a unique event designed to provide an opportunity for colorectal cancer survivors, caregivers and advocates to commit to a physical and inspiring challenge in honor of those we have lost and those currently fighting. Attendees will find encouragement and community as they summit a beautiful peak with others who are in the fight.Learn More about the Hike and Virtual Hike!
Thank you to the Hike Sponsors