Anna Campbell

Several current aspects in the field of physical activity and cancer will be dealt and deeply analyzed in this congress: strength exercise in cancer; how to stay active after cancer; sport in women with breast cancer; cancer prevention through physical activity and a healthy lifestyle; strategies in the development and implementation of training programs for cancer patients; implementation of online physical exercise programs in cancer patients; types of exercise based on side effects in each cancer patient.

Anna Campbell is Professor in Clinical Exercise Science at Edinburgh Napier University.  For the past 22 years she has worked in the field of exercise oncology and has been instrumental in the implementation of evidence-based exercise programmes for people affected by cancer across UK.

She has published over 50 peer reviewed research papers and three educational book chapters on the subject of cancer and exercise.

As key advisor to Macmillan Cancer Care, she worked on the development of the UK wide MoveMore programmes.

Professor Campbell is Director of CanRehab, an international provider of training on exercise-based cancer rehabilitation for health professionals and fitness specialists.  She is also chair of the charity CanRehab Trust, which matches people affected by cancer with cancer exercise qualified instructors and provides remote and face to face exercise programmes.

Anna is part of a small international working group of exercise experts “Moving Through Cancer” responsible for updating the evidence-based exercise prescription guideline for the provision of clinical and community-based exercise programmes for cancer patients and survivors. Finally, Professor Campbell is part of the World health Organisation Cancer Rehabilitation 2030 working group.