How a Bicycle Ride Led to Groundbreaking Parkinson’s Research

How a Bicycle Ride Led to Groundbreaking Parkinson’s Research
In late July 2017, thousands of cyclists, including a 75-person Pedaling for Parkinson’s team, will begin the week-long Des Moines Register’s Annual Great Bike Race Across Iowa (RAGBRAI). What’s the connection between cycling and Parkinson’s? In 2003 Jay Alberts, PhD, Cleveland Clinic, was riding RAGBRAI on a tandem bicycle with Cathy, a person with Parkinson’s. After they had been riding ... read more
Source: Davis Phinney FoundationPublished on 2017-06-06By Anna Sable