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Welcome to the Parkinson’s Training Center for Professionals

We provide online courses to help professionals improve the well-being of people with Parkinson’s. Register today for our Exercise for Parkinson’s Training for Professionals.

EXERCISE FOR PARKINSON’S TRAINING FOR PROFESSIONALS

Exercise for Parkinson’s Training for Professionals is based on research from OHSU’s Balance Disorders Laboratory that demonstrates how to improve mobility limitations associated with Parkinson’s through a variety of activities. The Brian Grant Foundation is recognized by the National Academy of Sports Medicine, Athletics and Fitness Association of America and American Council on Exercise as an Approved Continuing Education Provider. If you’re an exercise professional certified by one of these organizations, you’ll earn 0.6 CEUs from NASM, 6 CEUs from AAFA and 0.60 CECs from ACE.

ABOUT THE BRIAN GRANT FOUNDATION

The Brian Grant Foundation provides tools to help improve the well-being of people with Parkinson’s. Founded by former NBA player Brian Grant who is living with Parkinson’s, our programs focus on exercise and nutrition. Learn more at www.briangrant.org

EXERCISE FOR PARKINSON'S TRAINING

Free
This training for group exercise instructors, personal trainers, physical therapists and physical therapist assistants teaches the basics of Parkinson’s, safety considerations for exercise classes and the most effective types of activities for people living with the disease. The Brian Grant Foundation is recognized by the National Academy of Sports Medicine, Athletics and Fitness Association of America and American Council on Exercise as an Approved Continuing Education Provider. If you're an exercise professional certified by one of these organizations, you'll earn 0.6 CEUs from NASM, 6 CEUs from AAFA and 0.6 CECs from ACE.

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12 Lessons

FEATURED INSTRUCTORS

Instructor Jenny Wilhelm

Jenny Wilhelm, PT, DPT, NCS

Outpatient Rehabilitation Department, Oregon Health & Science University

Instructor Laurie King

Laurie King, PhD, PT, MCR

Associate Professor of Neurology, Oregon Health & Science University

Instructor Shannon Anderson

Shannon Anderson, MPAS, PA-C

Assistant Professor of Neurology School of Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University

Help improve the well-being of people with Parkinson's. Register for our Exercise for Parkinson's Training for Professionals.