Are you warming up correctly?

It is widely accepted that a warm-up prior to sport is essential to increase blood flow, improve performance and to decrease the risk of injury. Stretching is often included in warm-ups, however the way in which you stretch may actually have a negative effect on your performance. Different types of stretching: Static stretching is performed …

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Exercise Physiology and Goal Setting

What is an Exercise Physiologist? Exercise Physiologists are university qualified allied health professionals who are equipped with the knowledge and skills to deliver safe and effective exercise interventions for people with a wide range of conditions and illnesses. EPs are trained to prescribe exercise for people with musculoskeletal injuries, chronic illness and conditions and disabilities. …

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PD Warrior – Helping you to Live Brave everyday with Parkinson’s

Parkinson’s disease is a neurodegenerative disorder whereby there is a loss of dopamine-producing neurons in the brain. Dopamine is a modulator of motor output and a loss of this dopamine results in poverty of movement. This can lead to a range of symptoms including tremor, slowness, rigidity and impacted balance and gait. Medications are essential …

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