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Jimmy Regained Control of his Parkinson’s Through Exercise

Wednesday, 30 May 2018

Parkinson’s affects everyone differently. And each individual’s approach to living with it is just as variable. Jimmy Choi was just 27 when he was diagnosed with young-onset Parkinson’s disease.  He initially kept his diagnosis a secret and 7 years on he…

Thinking Problems in Parkinson's

Exercise Shown to Improve Cognition in Parkinson’s

Tuesday, 15 May 2018

It’s well known that exercise invigorates both body and mind. Exercise studies in Parkinson’s disease (PD) have shown improved mobility and quality of life, and possibly slower rate of disease progression. But what can exercise do for memory and thinking (cognition),…

Study to Understand Exercise Preferences in Parkinson’s disease

Wednesday, 28 June 2017

The University of Sydney invites you to take part in a research study about the exercise preferences of people with Parkinson’s disease. Summary There is increasing evidence supporting the benefits of exercise for people with Parkinson’s disease (PD). Exercise improves motor…

Exercise and Parkinson's disease

New Study Shows Exercise Delays PD Progression

Tuesday, 28 March 2017

It is widely known that exercise is important for maintaining overall health and well-being. It helps strengthen the heart and bones, boosts mood and energy, and combats illness. For people with Parkinson’s disease (PD), though, it may do even more….

Andrew Johns joins the Shake It Up Australia team in the Sydney Running Festival 2013

Living with PD: Answering Questions on Diet and Exercise with Parkinson’s

Thursday, 16 January 2014

The “Going Beyond Dopamine” Webinar — part of our Hot Topics in Parkinson’s Disease Research Seminar Series — covered different options for treating Parkinson’s disease (PD), outside of medication. Bastiaan Bloem, MD, PhD, a consultant neurologist at the Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre,…

Pedaling for a Parkinson's Cure and Enjoying the Ride

Podcast: Prescribing Exercise to Treat Parkinson’s

Tuesday, 22 October 2013

While much research into Parkinson’s disease (PD) focuses on improving dopamine supply, there is an emerging scientific understanding that Parkinson’s goes well beyond the dopamine system. This has led to a new research focus on targets other than dopamine, and…


Friday, 18 January 2013

Exercise is an important part of healthy living for everyone. For people with Parkinson’s research has shown that exercise is particularly important to help maintain balance, strengthen your muscles, and increase your mobility. In this video Rachel Dolhun MD from The Michael…

PD Warrior 10 Week Challenge – FREE Webinar

Wednesday, 19 December 2018

Are you living with hope? Are you setting brave goals and working towards them?  PD Warrior, the internationally acclaimed exercise program for Parkinson’s Disease, is going on tour (virtually that is) to deliver a taste of their signature 10 Week…

Gavin Takes on the Massive Murray Paddle for Parkinson’s

Friday, 7 December 2018

Exercise has been identified as a major factor in slowing the progression of Parkinson’s, not to mention improving overall health. Our hero this week, Gavin, was persuaded by his exercise physiologist to enter the Massive Murray Paddle – 404kms in…