Programmes for Special Population

Exercise is Medicine for Cancer Survivors

More and more research studies have shown that regular exercise is not only safe during and after cancer treatment, but also brings significant benefits to cancer survivors.

These benefits of exercise can help to:

  • Reduce fatigue
  • Manage nausea
  • Manage pain
  • Improve sleeping patterns
  • Reduce bone mineral density loss & maintain muscle mass
  • Improve metabolism & physical function
  • Improve overall fitness
  • Improve quality of life

    The purpose of the program is to introduce exercise in a safe and supportive environment and to empower individuals to manage their own physical activity and wellness. For more program information, please check HERE.

  • Exercise and Nutrition Referral Programme

    This programme is jointly organised by the Active Health Clinic and HKU Space Dietetic Clinic for Teaching and Research, targets those who are inactive or who have medical conditions that could benefit from prescribed exercise and nutrition advice. The scheme offers participants the opportunity to receive personalised counselling, assessment, exercise prescription and dietary advice.

    Golden Year Fitness Programme

    This programme is designed to improve and positively influence the quality of life for participants who would like to be healthy and strong throughout their 40's, 50's, 60's, and into their retirement years. The programme gradually incorporates cardiovascular exercise, strength training and flexibility, with the aim of making physical activity a habitual and healthy lifestyle choice.
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