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An exploration of people living with Parkinson's experience of cardio-drumming: Parkinson's Beats: a qualitative phenomenological study. (2024)
Journal Article
IRONS, J.Y., WILLIAMS, A., HOLLAND, J. and JONES, J. 2024. An exploration of people living with Parkinson's experience of cardio-drumming: Parkinson's Beats: a qualitative phenomenological study. International journal of environmental research and public health [online], 21(4), article number 514. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph21040514

Research has shown that physical activity has a range of benefits for people living with Parkinson's (PLwP), improving muscle strength, balance, flexibility, and walking, as well as non-motor symptoms such as mood. Parkinson's Beats is a form of card... Read More about An exploration of people living with Parkinson's experience of cardio-drumming: Parkinson's Beats: a qualitative phenomenological study..

What is available to support pain management in Parkinson's: a scoping review protocol. [Protocol] (2023)
Other
PARKINSON, M., RYAN, C., AVERY, L., HAND, A., RAMASWAMY, B., JONES, J., LINDOP, F., SILVERDALE, M., BAKER, K. and NAISBY, J. 2023. What is available to support pain management in Parkinson's: a scoping review protocol. [Protocol]. International journal for equity in health [online], 22, article number 244. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12939-023-02046-7

A scoping review will be undertaken to examine and map the available evidence that has been produced in relation to pain management in Parkinson's, with a focus on behavioural interventions, resources and/or how professionals support people with Park... Read More about What is available to support pain management in Parkinson's: a scoping review protocol. [Protocol].

Feasibility and acceptability of a multi-components intervention (PDConnect) to support physical activity in people living with Parkinson's: a mixed methods study. (2023)
Thesis
JONES, J.C. 2023. Feasibility and acceptability of a multi-components intervention (PDConnect) to support physical activity in people living with Parkinson's: a mixed methods study. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.48526/rgu-wt-2270864

The benefits of physical activity (PA) for people with Parkinson's are widely acknowledged. To date, research has focussed on the effectiveness of PA interventions, with limited research exploring the optimum means of supporting people living with Pa... Read More about Feasibility and acceptability of a multi-components intervention (PDConnect) to support physical activity in people living with Parkinson's: a mixed methods study..

North of Scotland Parkinson's Research Interest Group (NoSPRIG) host Drs. Carl Counsell and Angus Macleod: live Q and A. (2023)
Presentation / Conference
JONES, J., COUNSELL, C. and MACLEOD, A. 2023. North of Scotland Parkinson's Research Interest Group (NoSPRIG) host Drs. Carl Counsell and Angus Macleod: live Q and A. Presented at the NoSPRIG podcast webinar, 8 February 2023, [virtual event]. Hosted on Parkinson's UK [online]. Available from: https://tinyurl.com/5ehrtz7t

This webinar focused on a live question and answer session with Dr. Carl Counsell and Dr. Angus Macleod, following from their separate contributions to episodes 1 and 2 of the first series of the North of Scotland Parkinson's Research Interest Group... Read More about North of Scotland Parkinson's Research Interest Group (NoSPRIG) host Drs. Carl Counsell and Angus Macleod: live Q and A..

Feasibility and acceptability of PDConnect: a collaborative approach to physical activity for people with Parkinson's. (2022)
Presentation / Conference
JONES, J., ALEXANDER, L., HANCOCK, L. and COOPER, K. 2022. Feasibility and acceptability of PDConnect: a collaborative approach to physical activity for people with Parkinson's. Presented at the 2022 International congress of Parkinson's disease and movement disorders (MDS 2022), 15-18 September 2022, Madrid, Spain.

The aim of this study was to evaluate the feasibility and acceptability of a novel collaborative telehealth-based physical activity intervention for people with Parkinson's. The benefits of physical activity for people with Parkinson's (PwP) are wide... Read More about Feasibility and acceptability of PDConnect: a collaborative approach to physical activity for people with Parkinson's..

A systematic review on physical health education interventions for people with Parkinson's disease: content, impact, and implementation considerations across the Parkinson's trajectory. (2022)
Journal Article
ALUSHI, L., ALEXANDER, J., JONES, J. and LAFORTUNE, L. 2022. A systematic review on physical health education interventions for people with Parkinson's disease: content, impact, and implementation considerations across the Parkinson's trajectory. Journal of Parkinson's disease [online], 12(5), pages 1389-1407. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3233/JPD-223259

Educational interventions promoting the role of physical activity (PA) aim to address knowledge, poor exercise self-efficacy and low outcome expectations, which are well-researched barriers to PA participation in both healthy people and people with c... Read More about A systematic review on physical health education interventions for people with Parkinson's disease: content, impact, and implementation considerations across the Parkinson's trajectory..

Physical activity and exercise for people with Parkinson's. (2022)
Journal Article
JONES, J., BAKER, K. and RAMASWAMY, B. 2022. Physical activity and exercise for people with Parkinson's. Advances in clinical neuroscience and rehabilitation [online], 21(2), pages 12-14. Available from: https://doi.org/10.47795/FENH4822

A growing body of evidence exists advocating the value of physical activity and exercise for people with Parkinson's. Such is the importance of being active, participation in exercise is perceived to be of equal importance to medication in the long-t... Read More about Physical activity and exercise for people with Parkinson's..

Development of a complex intervention to support exercise self-management for people with Parkinson's. (2021)
Presentation / Conference
JONES, J., ALEXANDER, L., HANCOCK, E. and COOPER, K. 2021. Development of a complex intervention to support exercise self-management for people with Parkinson's. Presented at 2021 Virtual physiotherapy UK (VPUK 2021), 5-6 November 2021, [virtual conference].

Purpose: The value of exercise for people with Parkinson's (PwP) is undisputed, and is associated with improved health outcomes and potential to slow down the rate of symptom decline. However, the optimum means to support long-term participation in e... Read More about Development of a complex intervention to support exercise self-management for people with Parkinson's..

Exercise and Parkinson's update: are your patients getting the right dose? (2021)
Journal Article
OLIVER, B. and JONES, J. 2021. Exercise and Parkinson's update: are your patients getting the right dose? In touch [online], Spring 2021, pages 4-12. Available from: https://www.physiofirst.org.uk/uploads/assets/715be485-8f73-4e19-9e26bedef2200335/Parkinsons-final.pdf

Parkinson's is the second most common neurological disorder. Assessment and treatment needs to be adapted to accommodate the wide range of motor and non-motor symptoms seen in Parkinson's. People with Parkinson's (PwP) present with a unique combinati... Read More about Exercise and Parkinson's update: are your patients getting the right dose?.

A collaborative approach to exercise provision for people with Parkinson’s: a feasibility and acceptability study of the PDConnect programme. [Protocol] (2020)
Other
JONES, J., ALEXANDER, L.. HANCOCK, E. and COOPER, K. 2021. A collaborative approach to exercise provision for people with Parkinson's: a feasibility and acceptability study of the PDConnect programme. [Protocol]. AMRC open research [online], 2, article ID 29. Available from: https://doi.org/10.12688/amrcopenres.12936.2

Exercise has been shown to be beneficial for people with Parkinson's (PwP), limiting the rate of decline of motor and non-motor symptoms, with emerging evidence associating exercise with a neuroprotective effect. Current exercise provision is time-li... Read More about A collaborative approach to exercise provision for people with Parkinson’s: a feasibility and acceptability study of the PDConnect programme. [Protocol].

Methodology of exercise resources development for professionals providing services for people with Parkinson’s: a technical report. (2020)
Journal Article
RAMASWAMY, B., JONES, J., BAKER, K. and OLIVER, B. 2021. Methodology of exercise resources development for professionals providing services for people with Parkinson’s: a technical report. Physiotherapy [online], 112, pages 49-54. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physio.2020.10.004

The complexity of motor and non-motor symptoms seen in Parkinson’s, with their variability and progressive nature, have a significant and potentially detrimental effect on mobility and subsequently quality of life for those with Parkinson’s. A consid... Read More about Methodology of exercise resources development for professionals providing services for people with Parkinson’s: a technical report..

Exercise for people with Parkinson's: a practical approach. (2018)
Journal Article
RAMASWAMY, B., JONES, J. and CARROLL, C. 2018. Exercise for people with Parkinson's: a practical approach. Practical neurology [online], 18(5), pages 399-406. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1136/practneurol-2018-001930

Exercise is key to a healthy and productive life. For people with Parkinson's, exercise has reported benefits for controlling motor and non-motor symptoms alongside the use of pharmacological intervention. For example, exercise prolongs independent m... Read More about Exercise for people with Parkinson's: a practical approach..

Perceived levels of physical activity amongst people with Parkinson's: impact of age, gender and geography. (2017)
Presentation / Conference
JONES, J.C. and ALEXANDER, L. 2017. Perceived levels of physical activity amongst people with Parkinson's: impact of age, gender and geography. Presented at the 2017 Physiotherapy UK conference and trade exhibition: transform lives, maximise independence and empower populations, 10-11 November 2017, Birmingham, UK.

Purpose: 1) To explore perceptions of perceived levels physical activity amongst people with Parkinson's. 2) To identify whether relationships exist between perceived levels of physical activity and age, gender, time since diagnosis and geographical... Read More about Perceived levels of physical activity amongst people with Parkinson's: impact of age, gender and geography..

Consultant neurologist Ed Newman from Glasgow on deep brain stimulation surgery. [Podcast]
Digital Artefact
JONES, J., MACFARLANE, H. and NEWMAN, E. 2023. Consultant neurologist Ed Newman from Glasgow on deep brain stimulation surgery. [Podcast]. North of Scotland Parkinson's Research Interest Group (NoSPRIG) podcast, series 1 (episode 9). Hosted on PodBean [online]. Available from: https://nosprigpod.podbean.com/e/consultant-neurologist-ed-newman-on-deep-brain-stimulation/

Ed Newman is a Consultant Neurologist based at Queen Elizabeth University Hospital and Glasgow Royal Infirmary. He has a specialist interest in movement disorders and Parkinson's Disease. He is part of the National Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) servic... Read More about Consultant neurologist Ed Newman from Glasgow on deep brain stimulation surgery. [Podcast].

Richelle Flanagan, dietitian with young-onset Parkinson's Disease: diet and Parkinson's. [Podcast]
Digital Artefact
JONES, J., MACFARLANE, H. and FLANAGAN, R. 2024. Richelle Flanagan, dietitian with young-onset Parkinson's Disease: diet and Parkinson's. [Podcast]. North of Scotland Parkinson's Research Interest Group (NoSPRIG) podcast, series 2 (episode 5). Hosted on PodBean [online]. Available from: https://nosprigpod.podbean.com/e/richelle-flanagan-dietician-with-young-onset-parkinsons-disease-diet-and-parkinsons/

In this episode we are delighted to have the opportunity to discuss the latest thinking on diet and Parkinson's with someone uniquely placed to do so - from both a professional and a personal perspective. Richelle Flanagan is not only a leading dieti... Read More about Richelle Flanagan, dietitian with young-onset Parkinson's Disease: diet and Parkinson's. [Podcast].

Dr. Kathryn Bowles, gene researcher, UK Dementia Research Institute, Edinburgh, and leader of the Bowles Lab. [Podcast]
Digital Artefact
JONES, J., MACFARLANE, H. and BOWLES, K. 2024. Dr. Kathryn Bowles, gene researcher, UK Dementia Research Institute, Edinburgh, and leader of the Bowles Lab. [Podcast]. North of Scotland Parkinson's Research Interest Group (NoSPRIG) podcast, series 2 (episode 4). Hosted on PodBean [online]. Available from: https://nosprigpod.podbean.com/e/dr-kathryn-bowlbes-gene-researcher-uk-dementia-research-institute-edinburgh-and-leader-of-the-bowles-la/

Dr Kathryn Bowles explains her fascinating research into a little-known gene that is thought to help protect the brain. It is hoped that discovering how this process works will provide vital new knowledge as to why some people develop Parkinson's and... Read More about Dr. Kathryn Bowles, gene researcher, UK Dementia Research Institute, Edinburgh, and leader of the Bowles Lab. [Podcast].

Richelle Flanagan, co-founder of the worldwide Women's Parkinson's Project and digital health app "mymovesmatter.com". [Podcast]
Digital Artefact
JONES, J., MACFARLANE, H. and FLANAGAN, R. 2024. Richelle Flanagan, co-founder of the worldwide Women's Parkinson's Project and digital health app "mymovesmatter.com". [Podcast]. North of Scotland Parkinson's Research Interest Group (NoSPRIG) podcast, series 2 (episode 3). Hosted on PodBean [online]. Available from: https://nosprigpod.podbean.com/e/richelle-flanagan-parkinson-s-in-women/

In this special episode of the North of Scotland Parkinson's Research Interest Group podcast series to mark International Women's Day 2024, we are delighted to have with us Richelle Flanagan from Ireland. Since attending the World Parkinson's Congres... Read More about Richelle Flanagan, co-founder of the worldwide Women's Parkinson's Project and digital health app "mymovesmatter.com". [Podcast].

Dr. David Breen, Hon. Consultant Neurologist and Sen. Clinical Research Fellow, University of Edinburgh. [Podcast]
Digital Artefact
JONES, J., BREEN, D. and MACFARLANE, H. 2024. Dr. David Breen, Hon. Consultant Neurologist and Sen. Clinical Research Fellow, University of Edinburgh. [Podcast]. North of Scotland Parkinson's Research Interest Group (NoSPRIG) podcast, series 2 (episode 2). Hosted on PodBean [online]. Available from: https://nosprigpod.podbean.com/e/dr-david-breen-honorary-consultant-neurologist-and-senior-clinical-research-fellow-at-the-university-of-edinburgh/

Sleep issues are one of the most widely reported non-motor symptoms of Parkinson's In this episode, Dr David Breen explains the mechanism of sleep, talks us through some of the theories surrounding sleep as a possible predictor of disease or indicat... Read More about Dr. David Breen, Hon. Consultant Neurologist and Sen. Clinical Research Fellow, University of Edinburgh. [Podcast].

Clare Johnson, Parkinson's specialist occupational therapist, University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust. [Podcast]
Digital Artefact
JONES, J., MACFARLANE, H. and JOHNSON, C. 2024. Clare Johnson, Parkinson's specialist occupational therapist, University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust. [Podcast]. North of Scotland Parkinson's Research Interest Group (NoSPRIG) podcast, series 2 (episode 1). Hosted on PodBean [online]. Available from: https://nosprigpod.podbean.com/e/clare-johnson-parkinson-s-specialist-ot/

As a member of the Parkinson's Disease guideline committee of the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, Clare Johnson explains the vast number of ways occupational therapists help patients and their families cope with the everyday motor... Read More about Clare Johnson, Parkinson's specialist occupational therapist, University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust. [Podcast].

Dr. Anja Lowit, Professor of Speech and Language Therapy, University of Strathclyde. [Podcast]
Digital Artefact
MACFARLANE, H., JONES, J. and LOWIT, A. 2023. Dr. Anja Lowit, Professor of Speech and Language Therapy, University of Strathclyde. [Podcast]. North of Scotland Parkinson's Research Interest Group (NoSPRIG) podcast, series 1 (episode 13). Hosted on PodBean [online]. Available from: https://nosprigpod.podbean.com/e/dr-anja-lowit-professor-of-speech-language-therapy/

Speech and language issues can affect many people with Parkinson's at any stage of the disease. In this episode, Dr Anja Lowit, Professor of Speech and Language Therapy at the University of Strathclyde, talks Julie Jones and Helga Macfarlane through... Read More about Dr. Anja Lowit, Professor of Speech and Language Therapy, University of Strathclyde. [Podcast].