East Galway & Midlands Cancer New Walking Programme
East Galway and Midland's (EGM) Cancer Support Centre have announced the commencement of the ACTIVATEator walking programme – Ireland’s FIRST !
In conjunction with Athlone Institute of Technology and delivered by EGM Cancer Support, ethics approval has been granted for a pilot study in which the effectiveness of an Activator pole walking programme has on the physical and psychosocial health of individuals living with and beyond cancer.
ACTIVEator is the first Activator pole walking programme to be delivered in Ireland. It is also the first study to evaluate the effectiveness of this type of programme among individuals living with and beyond cancer.
Individuals who have completed cancer treatment will get an invite to take part in the programme. Participants will complete two activator pole walking sessions each week for 12 weeks. These sessions will be 60 minutes in duration and delivered by staff at the EGM Cancer Support Centre who have completed training in activator pole walking.
East Galway Midlands Cancer Support Centre is indebted to Frank Fahey from FITWALK Ireland for training and support and also to Galway Sports Partnership for their support.
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