Research and Projects

Huntsville Physicians Local Education Group

The Rural Exercise for Cancer Patients & Survivors (RECaPS) Project

Academic Coordinator - Wednesday, September 11, 2019

What is it?

An exercise program designed to help people who are currently receiving treatment  or were treated for cancer  within the past 5 years.


What will I be doing?

You will take part in a free, 12 - week, personalized exercise program consisting of twice-weekly, 1- hour exercise sessions supervised by our Exercise Lead , Deanna Lavigne,  (Registered Kinesiologist ) and Research Assistant, Jennifer Dart.


How do I register/Find out more?
Contact our Research Coordindator, Lisa Allen, by phone at 705-789-2311 x 2901 or email at

Study Physicians:

Lindsay MacMillan, MD, CCFP (PI)

Helen Dempster, MD, CCFP, MSc, BScEng

Rich Trenholm, MD, CCFP, CFPC, MSc, BSc


Research Lead:

Scott Adams, PhD, CSEP-CEP

Project Status

This project has recruited 43 study participants to date.  However, this project is currently on hold due to COVID-19 in order to ensure the safety of our participants.