The Latest and Greatest on Boxing and Parkinson’s

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If you’ve been living with Parkinson’s for a while, chances are good that you’ve either heard about how beneficial boxing is for people with Parkinson’s, or you’ve attended many boxing classes yourself. But how familiar are you with the latest and greatest research about boxing and Parkinson’s?

In this episode

Our panel members, John Dean, Josefa Domingos, and Sara Rigarre shared specifics about the research they’ve conducted and described the effects of Parkinson’s severity and duration of boxing training on changes in balance, mobility, and quality of life for people living with Parkinson’s.

To download the transcript, click here.
Note: This isn’t a perfect transcript, but it’s close.

Show Notes

Resources mentioned

Rock Steady Boxing – Home Page

Rock Steady Boxing – FAQ

Rock Steady Boxing – Find A Class

Rock Steady Boxing – Contact

Josefa Domingos Online Boxing For Parkinson’s

Dystonia and Parkinson’s

Keep ON Moving With A New Parkinson’s Online Exercise Program

What Is Freezing of Gait (FOG) in Parkinson’s?

6 Ways To Reduce Freezing of Gait

Boxing For Parkinson’s

What Is A Randomized Control Trial?

Research studies mentioned

Boxing Training For Patients With Parkinson’s Case Series

Community Based Exercise Program

Community Based Group Exercise For Persons With Parkinson’s


Live Well Today Webinar Series Presenting Partners*

*While the generous support of our sponsors makes our educational programs available,
their donations do not influence Davis Phinney Foundation content, perspective, or speaker selection.

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