Did you know
Riding an indoor, stationary bicycle has been shown to reduce Parkinson's disease symptoms by as much as 35%?
It's easy! Participants ride for 1 hour - a 10 minute warm up at 60 RPM, followed by 40 minutes at 80 to 90 RPM, and a 10 minute cool down.
Join a Pedaling For Parkinson's indoor cycling group near you and Exercise Your Brain !
CLEVELAND - Cleveland Clinic researcher, Jay Alberts, PhD, was awarded a $3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study the long-term impact of high-intensity aerobic exercise on Parkinson’s disease progression. Alberts is a staff member in the department of biomedical engineering, director of the Cleveland Clinic Concussion Center, and vice chairman of health enabling technology and innovations. His research focuses on the central nervous system and upper extremity motor performance in PD patients, and the effect of behavioral and surgical interventions.
Pedaling For Parkinson’s is committed to advancing our understanding of how physical activity impacts the motor symptoms associated with Parkinson’s disease.