Understanding Parkinson?s Disease (PD) and the Role of Exercise in Symptom Management
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By: Carisa Campanella, BA, AS
Webinar Description:
While Parkinson?s Disease (PD) can be debilitating, there is plenty of compelling data to show that exercise is one of the best ways of managing PD symptoms. Studies show that regular exercise can improve gait, grip, balance, stability, strength, and motor control in those with PD. This webinar will cover:
  • What is Parkinson?s Disease (PD)?
  • Who gets Parkinson?s Disease?
  • What are the symptoms of PD? (motor and non-motor symptoms)
  • How does PD affect strength, movement, mobility, stability, flexibility, cognitive function, posture, and overall functionality?
  • What can people with PD be doing to manage disease symptoms and reduce or eliminate falls and injury?
  • For personal trainers: what assessments and programming can we use help people with PD?

Successful completion of the quiz is necessary to receive Continuing Education Credit.
Approved for:
    1.0American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
    0.5National Council on Strength & Fitness (NCSF)
    1.0National Strength Professionals Association (NSPA)
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Webinar Objectives:
After completing this course you will be able to:
  1. Define Parkinson?s disease and list 19 symptoms of the disease.
  2. Describe the 3 stages of Parkinson?s disease.
  3. Discus who gets Parkinson?s disease and list 6 members of a typical PD team.
  4. Describe 2 optimal ways to fight PD.
  5. List 5 assessments recommended by American College of Sports Medicine for clients with PD.
  6. Explain the ACSM guidelines for exercise prescription for those with PD, and 2 overall desired outcomes.
System Requirements to View This Webinar
This webinar is tablet enabled and can be viewed on an iPad or Android tablet as well as a PC or MAC Computer