Research


Ongoing Research | Videos | Research Papers | Lending Library

Here you will find a variety of resources about Parkinson's Disease which you can access online.
We also have a lending library of hard copies of books, videos, reports and articles for you to borrow.

Ongoing Research | Videos | Research Papers | Lending Library

Here you will find a variety of resources about Parkinson's Disease which you can access online.
We also have a lending library of hard copies of books, videos, reports and articles for you to borrow.

Ongoing Research


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Dance for PD® - New York City

Dance for PD®  classes have already stimulated research at major university research centers around the world, an indication that the medical community acknowledges the potential benefits of dance for persons with PD.  

Several research studies are currently under way at Roehampton University, Queensland University of Technology, University of Florida and York University, among others. 

The preliminary peer reviewed studies and meta-analyses below indicate possible benefits of the Dance for PD®  classes, and suggest the need for additional research. 

Dance for PD® Resources

Videos


This video excerpt demonstrates the essential elements of the Dance for PD® classes and investigate why dance classes may benefit people with PD. It is from a longer film, which won first place in the 2010 Society for the Arts in Healthcare’s annual film festival. 

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Why Dance for Parkinson’s Disease (2009)

This video was produced by the Brooklyn Parkinson Group in association with the Mark Morris Dance Group to demonstrate the essential elements of the Dance for PD ®  classes and investigate why dance classes may be particularly beneficial for people with PD. This excerpt is from a longer film, which won first place in the 2010 Society for the Arts in Healthcare’s annual film festival. 

Video

Research Papers


Researching Dance for Parkinson's

Spotlight on Research: Teaching Tango for Parkinson's

This website covers the research of Dr. Sara Houston and Ashely McGill.

Visit roehamptondance.com

In this Parkinson's Disease Foundation spotlight....

Read pdf.org Article

Dance appears to help Parkinson's patients - now scientists aim to find out why

Groundbreaking research studies...on people with Parkinson's disease

Gayle Macdonald
The Globe and Mail

Read Globe and Mail Article

Canada's National Ballet School

Read News

Researching Dance for Parkinson's

This website covers the research of Dr. Sara Houston and Ashely McGill.

Visit roehamptondance.com

Spotlight on Research: Teaching Tango for Parkinson's

In this Parkinson's Disease Foundation spotlight....

Read pdf.org Article

Dance appears to help Parkinson's patients - now scientists aim to find out why

Gayle Macdonald
The Globe and Mail

Read Globe and Mail Article

Groundbreaking research studies...on people with Parkinson's disease

Canada's National Ballet School

Read News

Lending Library


Dancers with PD Lending Library

We have copies of research papers, print articles and video materials available for the class members to borrow at any time. It is a lending library of our very own. Contact us if you are looking to borrow.


In addition, Google dance and parkinson's and you will find hundreds of articles and news clips about it. Youtube also has many videos available. 

Dancers with PD Lending Library

We have copies of research papers, print articles and video materials available for the class members to borrow at any time. It is a lending library of our very own. Contact us if you are looking to borrow.


In addition, Google dance and parkinson's and you will find hundreds of articles and news clips about it. Youtube also has many videos available.