Parkinson’s Pro

PD and the Exercise Professional

  • This 8 hour online course is designed to give exercise professionals a grounding in working with Parkinson’s people.
  • It explains the pathophysiology of Parkinson’s (PD) and its symptoms, both motor and cognitive highlighting the role of neuroplasticity and explaining how to create neuroplastic training programmes for PD people.
  • There is a significant practical component that covers skills and drills that can be used with PD people, and there is a comprehensive section on testing and assessment.
  • On completion of the course students will be able to work with low to moderate risk Parkinson’s people in a one-to-one or small group setting.

Parkinson’s Pro carries 5 CPD points for NZ REPs registered professionals, who also receive a 20% discount.