Different suggestions for different muscle diseases
… a middle-aged, overweight person with myasthenia gravis who is able to walk?
Recommended Exercises in Muscle Disease
improve endurance and conditioning
walking, running, swimming, cycling
Disabled Sports USA's mentoring program pairs kids with adults to develop sports abilities and life skills
Disabled Sports USA (DS/USA) will conduct its 2009 National Youth Sports Mentoring Program in 13 states during 2009. The program will match more than 200 youth with disabilities with mentors who will help them develop their sports abilities and skills they can use in everyday life.
Kristin Duquette of East Hartford, Conn., who has facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSHD), is determined to swim in the 2012 Paralympics in London.
A very happy Dailey during the running phase of Georgia’s Peachtree City Triathlon last September
Abbey Umali and her family have been familiar presences on the Jerry Lewis MDA Labor Day Telethon for the past two years. Now this winsome and charismatic 8-year-old from California steps further into the spotlight as MDA’s 2008 National Goodwill Ambassador.
Anyone who watched Abbey during her live interviews on the Telethon isn’t apt to forget her, any more than they’re apt to forget angels of...
Making your pool accessible
The Splash! Aquatic Lift from RMT Aquatics is a battery-powered lifting system that attaches to the deck. It’s designed for swimming facilities, but can also be used for residential pools.