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REACH - Research in Exercise And Cancer Health

Mar 13, 2019

Dr. James Steele is an Associate Professor of Sports and Exercise Science at Southampton Solent University and Principal Investigator at ukactive Research Institute.


In this episode, we chat about the minimum dose approach to resistance exercise, measuring effort during exercise and discuss the latest physical...

Feb 26, 2019

Jennifer McQuade is an Assistant Professor and Physician Scientist in Melanoma Medical Oncology. 

In this episode, we chat about all things body composition, gut microbiome and cancer. We talk about how weight may be linked to survival in Melanoma.


In addition, Jen gives a masterclass in the gut microbiome and how it...

Feb 7, 2019

Dr. Katie Schmitz is an exercise oncology researcher and the current president of the American College of Sports Medicine. Her work has been instrumental in furthering our understanding of weight training and lymphedema in women with breast cancer. 


In this episode, we chat about her research in weight training and...

Dec 12, 2018

It is well understood that chemotherapy results in alterations in cardiac function. Anecdotally, it has been reported for years that individuals receiving chemotherapy have altered heart rates at rest and during exercise. Amy Kirkham returns to the show to chat about some of her recent research documenting alterations...

Nov 27, 2018

In this episode, I chat to Drs. Sarah Neil-Sztramko and Ian about all things research methods, reporting and open science.


We chat about some of the logistical, financial and time challenges of accomplishing these, as well as how grad students can produce meaningful work that contributes to the literature.