Sunday, November 29, 2020 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM EST
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Balance Studio 
Bridge Street
Witney, Oxfordshire OX29 1YH
United Kingdom

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Chris Onslow 
Mbodies Training Academy Ltd 

Understanding Parkinsons Disease for Exercise Professionals: Sunday, 29th Nov 2020 - Witney, Oxon 

The tutor for this course is Jane Petty.

Mariska Breland, founder of the Fuse Pilates method,teaches 'Understanding Parkinsons Disease and Understanding Stroke.



Parkinsons is a progressive neurological condition with approximately two people in every thousand being diagnosed with the condition. 

Largely a condition for the over 50s - just like stroke and MS everybody's experience of Parkinsons differ

This course brings you the knowledge that you need to be able to Network with Medical professionals and work with clients who are diagnosed with Parkinsons   and to understand their needs and so combine what you hear with your skills and the exercises offered on follow up workshops to build suitable and effective programmes.

The most important thing to remember with this often-confusing neurological condition is to treat each client as an individual and to understand that the client's ability to do an exercise might change from session to session.

  • At the end of this course you will :
  • Understand the symptoms most often associated with Parkinsons
  • Recognise the affects of Tremor on control during movement 
  • Understand the effects of Muscular rigidity on movement and posture
  • Recognise why clients tend to move slowly and tire easily
  • Understand co-ordination problems associated with Parkinsons
  • Understand non-motor symptoms associated with parkinsons disease including tiredness, pain, mood issues, swalling problems, sleep issues as wella s bladder and bowel issues
  • Understand that Parkinsons symptoms vary from person to person and from hour to hour in the same person
  • Understand how Parkinsons is diagnosed
  • Understand how Parkinsons progresses
  • Understand how Parkinsons is treated
  • Recognise impulsive and compulsive behaviour in clients with Parkinsons
  • Understand the importance of exercise for clients with Parkinsons
  • Identify compensatory Patterns resulting from Muscle weakness
  • Understand the affects of Parkinsons on Balance
  • Understand the affects of parkinsons on Gait
  • Gain confidence and tips in working to guidelines in  designing a Program for a client with Parkinsons
  • Understand Workout basics for most clients with this condition
  • Develop SMART goals for each client
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