Thursday, April 15, 2021

Tag: Exercises

Home Exercises for Spinal Cord Injury

https://youtu.be/IlkfjEK96ZQ Exercise is essential after a spinal cord injury. Lack of physical activity leads to poor fitness, weight gain, diabetes and increased risk of heart disease. On average over 60% of individuals with a spinal...

Exercise after Spinal Cord Injury

https://youtu.be/AoQ1UGn22sk Exercise after Spinal Cord Injury: Why Do It? Exercising after a spinal cord injury (SCI) is just as important as it is for able-bodied people. People with SCI may be more susceptible to cardiovascular disease...

UBCO professor simplifies exercise advice for spinal cord injury

Researchers take the guesswork out of exercising effectively A team of researchers has developed an online platform of tried and true resources to help people living with spinal cord injury (SCI) lead a more active...

Former boxer opens adaptive gym for people living with paralysis

CRANSTON, R.I. (WPRI) — Former boxing champion and Rhode Island native Gary “Tiger” Balletto opened the doors Tuesday to the state’s first adaptive gym designed for those struggling with paralysis. Balletto, who became paralyzed from...

Partnership key to fitness success for people with spinal cord injury

UBC research shows personal input and collaboration provide positive results New co-created research at UBC’s Okanagan campus has resulted in ground-breaking increases in physical activity and fitness for those living with spinal cord injury (SCI). Jasmin...

The Best Exercises for Spinal Cord Injury Survivors

Certain fitness regimens like CrossFit can be adapted to make them a better fit post-injury. After a spinal cord injury, it’s no surprise that life changes. Even daily tasks, like getting dressed in the morning,...

Childhood Friends, Paralyzed at Different Times, Turn to Fitness and Each Other For Support

https://youtu.be/msCM6pD8Kws A twist of fate brought these friends closer than they had ever been. CJ Bellamy, 29, and David Kellam, 30, were both paralyzed in separate incidents years apart, but now the childhood friends have...

How a ‘nightmare’ motorcycle accident sparked a quadriplegic’s entrepreneurial inspiration

After his physiotherapy ended, a quadriplegic created his own wall gym Antonio Ramunno knew he shouldn't have been out on his motorcycle, but it was such a beautiful night. It was almost four years ago....

UBC researcher prescribes specific exercise dosage for those with spinal cord injury

For decades, the main message to keep the general population healthy was for everyone to get active. In fact, the World Health Organization laid out specific guidelines (150 minutes of cardiovascular exercise each week) on...

‘I never got to thank the stranger who saved my life’ – Coldplay fan...

Rob O'Byrne was left in a wheelchair after he dived into the shallow end of a swimming pool A Dublin man has described his "nightmare holiday" after he was left paralysed in a freak accident...