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  • Effects of Nordic walking on cardiovascular risk factors in overweight individuals with type 2 diabe

    Effects of Nordic walking on cardiovascular risk factors in overweight individuals with type 2 diabetes, impaired or normal glucose tolerance.\nNordic walking improved anthropometric measurements and exercise capacity. However, unsupervised Nordic walking may not provide a sufficient increase in...
  • NEW Parkinson’s Exercise Guidelines

    The Parkinson’s Foundation has released new guidelines for exercises for individuals with Parkinson’s. Parkinson’s is a movement disorder which causes diverse symptoms which develop often slowly over time. Exercise can help to control the symptoms of Parkinson’s and in some cases slow the...
  • Study on the Benefits of Nordic Walking for Parkinson's

    This study compares the effects of Nordic walking training and Free walk on functional parameters and functional mobility of Parkinson's disease patients. It was concluded that Nordic Walking improves functional parameters and walking mobility demonstrating that Nordic Walking is as effective as...
  • Diana Oliver to Present at Upcoming ICAA Virtual Conference

    Diana will be presenting on Nov 9 from 10:15 to 11:00 am PST at the upcoming ICAA Live Virtual Conference
  • Nordic Walking Clinical Trial

    Active approaches including both specific and unspecific exercise are probably the most widely recommended treatment for patients with chronic low back pain but it is not known exactly which types of exercise provide the most benefit. Nordic Walking - power walking using ski poles - is a popular...
  • ACTIVATOR Poles compared to other mobility devices

    Evidence based ACTIVATOR℗ Poles are revolutionizing rehabilitation. They are prescribed extensively in all continuums of health care as an effective alternative (or in conjunction) to canes and to reduce or delay the use of crutches and walkers (under the assessment of a therapist).
  • How therapist-designed Nordic walking poles are transforming gait training

    Nordic walking is set to revolutionize rehabilitation and gait retraining in the USA supported by improved outcomes in 299 independent research studies published on PubMed. Outcomes include improved balance, increased gait speed and stride length, decreased gait variability, and the promotion of...
  • Effects of a Flexibility and Relaxation Programme, Walking,and Nordic Walking on Parkinson’s Disease

    Symptoms of Parkinson’s disease (PD) progress despite optimized medical treatment. The present study investigated the effects of a flexibility and relaxation programme, walking, and Nordic walking (NW) on walking speed, stride length, stride length variability, Parkinson-specific disability...
  • Does Nordic walking improve the postural control and gait parameters of women over 65?

    Sixty-seven women aged 65 to 74 years were enrolled in this study. The subjects were divided into a Nordic Walking group (12 weeks of Nordic walking training, 3 times a week for 75 minutes) and a control group. In both study groups, a set of functional tests were conducted at the beginning and...
  • ACTIVATOR®: Revolutionizing rehab for mobility and core strength

    Research studies clearly identify walking with poles as a healthy mode of physical activity suitable for rehabilitation. There are 18 current independent studies on the ACTIVATOR® Poles in Canada and the UK, as well as 300+ studies (PubMed.com) which show beneficial effects of Nordic walking on...
  • A passion for pole walking

    Meet Leanne Booth, an Urban Poling instructor and avid pole walker. In a phone interview, the BC resident who has Osteoarthritis shared how pole walking improved her quality of life.
  • Urban Poling: Tapestry Leads the Way with a New Wellness Activity

    At Tapestry, residents are always eager to embrace new wellness opportunities. Over the past few months, residents together with employees have been enjoying the many benefits of one of our newest activities – urban poling.
  • Hip & Knee OA and Orthopedics

    Urban Poling’s ACTIVATOR℗ poles, FDA approved equipment, are uniquely designed by an occupational therapist and gerontologist to support individuals with varying conditions. Top form of prescription of the ACTIVATOR℗ program is Pre/Post Hip & Knee surgery. Within seniors living communities the...