Exercise: Evidence & Application
Chapter Three discusses the rationale and evidence that supports the use of both aerobic exercise and resistance training for improving movement and reducing disability in people with Parkinson’s.
You will learn about the strengths and limitations of these studies and effective methods for determining the best exercises for common Parkinson’s-related impairments.
At the end of this chapter, the learner will be able to:
- Break down the evidence related to intensity of exercise in people with early and mid-stage PD and incorporate endurance exercise appropriately in combination with other important interventions.
- Gain an understanding of the rationale for resistance exercise in people with PD, design a resistance training program to improve mobility function in people with PD, and assess the potential benefits of improving muscle force production in the axial skeleton to improve respiratory and pelvic floor function.
Live Zoom Orientation
Live Virtual Session #1
Oregon Health & Science University, Parkinson Center of Oregon
Center for Neurorehabilitation at Boston University
Washington University in St. Louis, Program in Physical Therapy
Independent Project Submission
Live Virtual Session #2