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Boxing and Other Non-Traditional Modes Of Community-Based Exercise for Persons With Parkinson's Disease

Course: #2535Level: Introductory2 Hours 1188 Reviews

Current evidence to date will be synthesized regarding community-based, non-traditional exercise programs for persons with Parkinson disease (PD). Exercise modes including boxing, dance, Tai Chi, and yoga will be discussed including information about how these approaches impact individuals with PD across the spectrum of disability from body structure and function through participation. A collaborative partnership between clinicians and fitness specialists within a community-based exercise program that encourages an interactive approach for ongoing support and access to services for patients will be introduced. Implications for clinical practice including implementation of principles, consultation and referral sources will be discussed. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and is therefore appropriate for the PT, PTA and AT.

Course created on October 21, 2016

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Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkThe participant will be able to identify at least two typical physical activity levels in persons with PD and discuss the social and motivational aspects of community-based group exercise.
  • checkmarkThe participant will be able to describe at least two non-traditional, community-based exercise approaches for the management of PD that are supported by the literature and list their specific benefits across the full spectrum of disability.
  • checkmarkThe participant will be able to identify at least two recommendations for incorporation and implementation of the non-traditional exercise approaches into the clinic and the community.
  • checkmarkThe participant will be able to describe the importance of establishing and aligning community partners for long-term promotion of health and fitness for individuals with progressive disorders.
  • checkmarkThe participant will be able to identify at least two implications of community-based partnerships on clinical practice and long-term health promotion.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Background and review of learner outcomes
5-20 Minutes Introduction-Parkinson's disease and physical inactivity; Social and motivational aspects of group exercise
20-80 Minutes Synthesis of evidence from the literature and implementation: Boxing, Tai Chi, Dance and Yoga
80-115 Minutes Building community partnerships: Importance of long-term health promotion for persons with PD and Implications for clinical practice
115-120 Minutes Question and Answer, Summary

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