Morgan atkinson

Exercise Physiologist

Morgan is an Exercise Physiologist with a strong interest in cancer rehabilitation. He completed his accreditation as an Exercise Physiologist in 2005 and started work in clinical rehabilitation at the Centre for Physical Activity in Ageing at the Hampstead Rehabilitation Centre. In 2006 he developed an exercise program specifically for cancer patients to help them manage the various treatment related side effects and in 2008 completed a Churchill Fellowship travelling around the world investigating cancer rehabilitation programs. He is currently working for the Youth Cancer Service SA/NT as an Exercise Physiologist prescribing exercise for young people with cancer and is involved in a number of research projects looking at the benefits of exercise for adolescent and young adults with cancer. His current research interest is looking at the use of robotics rehabilitation in paediatric and adolescent and young adult cancer patients. He has also been an active member of the Clinical Oncology Society of Australia, Exercise and Cancer Group for the past 4 years and has been secretary for the Chad Hancock Cancer Foundation for Young Adults for the past 15 years.