This playlist is focused on exercise that include tricky mind games for cognitive training. Research has shown we can train this mind and body with cognitive dual tasking to reduce risk of falls. Each episode will challenge you in ways that are specific to PD. The goal is to be able to move your best even when you're distracted. Let these workouts help you along the way.
Target Audience: Intended for those dealing with difficulty moving when distracted. Ability to stand comfortable with use of arm support recommended but can be completed from a chair level.
Avg. Time: 20-25 min
Introduction to Cognitive Training
Episode 1: Memory Recall
Use your whole body with this cognitive exercise that will test your memory and reaction speed.
Episode 2: Body and Spatial Awareness
Challenge your mind and your balance with this video focused on body awareness. This video can be performed from sitting or standing.
Episode 3: Set Switching Part 1
Episode 4: Coding
This cognitive workout is another creative way to challenge your mind and body at the same time. These workouts decrease risk of falls and increase balance. If you are having trouble with those aspects, give this workout a try.
Exercises include: single leg balance and trunk rotation.
Episode 5 - Spelling Bee
This video is about Episode 11 - Spelling Bee
Episode 6 - ABC... 123
Movement with Cognitive Dual Tasking
Episode 7 - Braingames on the Floor
Focus on Big Moves on the ground in this video with cognitive dual tasks to make your brain and body work.
Episode 8 - Mobility and Mental Agility
Mind Body connections with movement
Episode 9 - Mind and Body
Cognition with Movement
Episode 10 - Agility for the Mind and Body
Keep your mind and body on their toes with this video
Episode 11 - Mind over matter
Movements that challenge the brain and the body
Episode 12 - Brain and Body Drills
We integrate Brain and Body in this video to avoid falls and improve function when you're distracted.
Episode 13 - Mind Your Ps and Qs
We work on Cognitive training in standing with this video.
Episode 14: Cognition and Coordination
We mix boxing drills and full body movements with cognitive tasks in this new episode
Episode 15 - Brain Body Circuit
This episode focuses on dynamic movements with cognitive dual tasks to make a fun and challenging episode.
Episode 16- Mind and Body Mobiity
Episode 76 puts your mind and body to the challenge using set switching and inhibition training coupled with whole body movement and boxing to keep you on your toes.
Episode 17 - Mind Matters
This cognitive dual tasking video will challenge your mind and body.
Brain AND Brawn: Combining Cognition and Exercise
Nate gives an informative talk on the benefits of combining exercise and cognitive training presented by APDA Northwest.