Ciaran is a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at the Exercise Medicine Research Institute (EMRI) situated within the School of Medical and Health Science (SMHS) at Edith Cowan University. Having received his PhD from Ohio State University, his research focuses on the impact of exercise, nutrition and supplementation in the management of muscle loss in individuals with cancer. He also holds several nationally accredited certifications through the American College of Sports Medicine (CPT, HFS, CET) and the National Strength and Conditioning Association (CSCS) Ciaran is also strong advocate of the dissemination of scientific research to a variety of audiences. He is the founder, CEO, and chief exercise physiologist at REACH (Research in Exercise and Cancer Health), a company designed to provide evidence-based guidelines of physical activity to health/medical professionals and individuals with cancer. Ciaran has published over 40 peer-reviewed papers, book chapter, and abstracts on sports nutrition, supplementation, and training adaptations.
Sigma Nutrition Radio #199: Ciaran Fairman – Exercise-Oncology: Effects of Exercise in Cancer Treatment & Survivorship
Sigma Nutrition Radio #289 Ciaran Fairman, PhD – Exercise Interventions in Cancer Treatment
Reach Beyond Cancer Podcast
Effects of strength training on muscle cellular outcomes in prostate cancer patients on androgen deprivation therapy
A Scientific Rationale to Improve Resistance Training Prescription in Exercise Oncology
The Exercise and Sports Science Australia position statement: Exercise medicine in cancer management
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0:00 – 11:32 – Robbie intro’s the show and asks Ciaran to introduce himself
11:33 – 17:14 – Robbie asks Ciaran what does the current research into exercise oncology tell us and what questions are currently being researched?
17:15 – 24:17 – Robbie asks Ciaran about nutritional strategies to fuel the benefits of resistance training for the cancer patient
24:18 – 31:40 – Robbie asks Ciaran how different exercise modes effect different cancers
31:41 – 32:45 – Robbie asks Ciaran what is cardio toxicity?
32:46 – 36:52 – Robbie asks Ciaran how his work has been received by the medical profession
36:53 – 45:04 – Robbie asks Ciaran about training intensity with cancer patients
45:05 – 48:30 – Robbie asks Ciaran about the use of cluster training with some cancer patients
48:31 – 51:42 – Robbie asks Ciaran for his ideal model for cancer care
51:43 – 53:48 – Robbie asks Ciaran about exercise contradictions with cancer patients
53:49 – 55:56 – Robbie asks Ciaran for the biggest lessons his has learned in his life
55:57 – 56:46 – Robbie asks Ciaran how he learns?
56:47 – 58:06- Robbie asks Ciaran, if there is anything he does on a daily basis that is essential to his day?
58:07 – 1:00:22 – Robbie asks Ciaran for his top and current book recommendations
1:00:23 – 1:09:04 – Robbie asks Ciaran to share his professional journey within research and what advice he would give to individuals wanting to get into research as a career
1:09:05 – 1:11:57 – Robbie asks Ciaran, if he could invite 5 people to dinner, dead or alive, who would he invite why?
1:11:58 – 1:13:00 – Robbie wraps up the show!