Jay L. Alberts, PhD, Edward and Barbara Bell Family Endowed Chair, Dept. of Biomedical Engineering, Center for Neurological Restoration, Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, VA FES Center and Cleveland Clinic, discusses his research into the effects of forced exercise on a range of Parkinson’s symptoms. Dr. Alberts’ talk compares and contrasts outcomes of voluntary and forced exercise and provides insight into where the ongoing exercise research will be focused in order to close the gap between animal and human models. Dr. Alberts’ tandem studies are well known in the Parkinson’s community, and his presentation offers compelling data and motivation for advancing the study of therapeutic exercise as a viable treatment option.
Mike Studer discusses how exercise improves balance for a person with Parkinson’s.
Studies suggest that exercise can be helpful whether you have been living with Parkinson’s for a day or for decades.
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Learn the benefits of exercise specifically for a person with Parkinson’s.
In this video, Dr. Peter Wang explores how tai chi can help you exercise your mind and body to improve cognitive and motor function in people with Parkinson’s.
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A long-time Davis Phinney Foundation Ambassador shares his prescription for living well.
Listen in as our Ambassadors talk about living well with Parkinson’s.
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Learn how to track your exercise to establish a baseline measurement and measure progress over time.
Dr. Aaron Haug discusses the impact of exercise on Parkinson’s.