Source: Parkinson’s News Today
November 27, 2018
With a treatment not yet within reach that might slow the progression of Parkinson’s disease, much less offer a cure, many — doctors, patients, and researchers alike — are looking to exercise in hopes of fending off a worsening of symptoms.
Interest in exercise-based interventions has risen so much that “the number of publications on exercise studies has increased by a factor of 10 since 2000,” Tanya Simuni, MD, chief of Mo…
Rock Steady Boxing was featured on CBS’s “Sunday Morning” program in a story that focuses on the husband of Lesley Stahl of “60 Minutes” and his fight against the disease.
Dr. Stephanie Combs-Miller, the director of research at the University of Indianapolis’ College of Health Sciences, also shared results of the first major study on the effects of forced intense exercise through boxing on Parkinson’s disease.
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The Big 10 Network, in conjunction with Purdue University, aired an amazing, inspirational 4 minute piece on Rock Steady Boxing.
We are so proud of Gary, Pete, Terry and Paul for sharing their inspiring story with the world!
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The multinational news agency The Associated Press (AP) featured Rock Steady Boxing on April 10, 2013. Rock Steady’s story was picked up by hundreds of local, national and international news agencies, including Sports Illustrated, CNN, CBS News, The Washington Post, USA Today – and as far as the South China Times!
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