Parkinson’s Disease and Exercise Guidelines
This course is designed as a stand alone course for fitness and allied health professionals who want to know about Parkinson's Disease and to be able to deliver effective exercise programs for people with Parkinson's. People who have completed Counterpunch by Shane Cameron or or as an add on for people who have already completed the Counterpunch by Shane Cameron course will also become certified Counterpunch Parkinson's Coaches. This 1 day course, run by industry professionals will give you the knowledge, experience, and ongoing support to deliver exercise session for people with Parkinson's and related conditions.
Certified coaches are invited to join our national affiliate network and to offer Counterpunch Parkinson's programs to people in their local community.
What to expect from training day
The Parkinson's Disease Exercise Guidelines will help you build competence and develop the necessary skills needed to effectively run an effective exercise session for people with Parkinson's. This 1 day course will beinsructed in a gym environment / a classroom setting. Here, you will learn about different types of Parkinson's Disease and how their symptoms may differ, the effects medications may have on your participants, as well as be able to identify and address the many difficulties your clients will face. We finish the course with an interactive session where you will get a chance to talk to our member who are fighting Parkinson's Disease and think about how you might apply what you have learned.
This course is designed to help industry professionals apply their base knowledge to a Parkinson's afflicted population.