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Lifestyle Medicine Fitness Strategies For Persons With Parkinson’s

Online Course: Lifestyle Medicine Fitness Strategies For Persons With Parkinson’s

Gain the skills to design effective, evidence-based exercise programmes for your clients with Parkinson's

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Z Altug

A physical therapist with a passion for integrative and lifestyle medicine

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Introduction

Approximately 10 million people around the world are currently living with Parkinson’s. The aetiology of this disease is not fully understood, but it is believed that some combination of environmental and genetic factors are involved, including lifestyle factors such as tobacco use, dietary intake, and physical activity. Physiotherapists are uniquely positioned to enhance a person's quality of life by encouraging appropriate exercise and physical activities. This course, the last in a series on lifestyle medicine for Parkinson's, will discuss mind-body and exercise strategies to maintain fitness for individuals with Parkinson's.

Aims

The purpose of this course is to introduce a variety of fitness strategies that are beneficial in the management of Parkinson’s.

Outline

This course is made up of videos, reading, forum posts and a final quiz. The course content is split into the following sections:

  1. Video
  2. Reading activity
  3. Quiz

Target audience

This course is aimed at Physiotherapy and Physical Therapy clinicians, students and assistants. Other interested professionals such as athletic trainers, occupational therapists, nurses or medical doctors interested in this subject are also invited to participate.

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