Like it or not, as we age our balance decreases. It is a natural result of many other changes that are occurring within the body. Keeping our balance is an essential component of our lives; whether it is being able to recover after slipping, or having to stand on our tippy-toes and reach for an item on that top shelf.
How Kinesiologists Contribute to Successful Rehabilitation Kinesiologists contribute to successful rehabilitation in many ways. We are gaining more recognition for our important contributions to helping people with chronic medical conditions, disabilities or musculoskeletal injuries, stay active for life. Working towards achieving the strength and movement you once possessed can be challenging. Since our bodies work as […]
Since the ability to choose motor programs has been shown to be reduced in individuals with PD, fitness programs need to include the sequencing of movements to strengthen the ability of the individual to choose their motor program to execute an action.
The 19th Annual BMO Grouse Grind Mountain Run turned into a milestone for Barbara. More than 20 years ago she was learning how to tie her shoes again after a brain aneurysm, this year she completed her 100th Grouse Grind. Barbara is always demonstrating her determination to lead an active and independent life, even with […]