Early Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease Showing Promise
What is Parkinson’s Disease
Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a progressive neurodegenerative condition that can lead to high levels of disability. Common symptoms include slowness of movements, muscular rigidity, and tremor. This can increase risk of falls, and subsequent further injury such as fractures.
High Intensity Interval Training - is it Safe for the Elderly?
It is recommended that adults over the age of sixty participate in a minimum of thirty minutes of moderate-intensity exercise per day or twenty minutes of vigorous exercise per day to reduce the risk of chronic diseases and injury. Unfortunately, many Australians do not participate in regular physical activity, with a common barrier being time pressures.