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'Exercise Effect in MG' Pilot Study

Posted on Sunday, 16 June 2013

The results of the Study are in the process of being fully documented and written-up formally and will then be available for the world to see.

We will advise when the MGAQ receives its copy and make it available to read to all interested members.

Doctor Jennifer Nitz, who conducted the Study at the University of Queensland’s Neurological, Ageing and Balance Clinic, has kindly provided the Association with a booklet entitled ‘Preventative Health – Exercise for your Bones, Strength and Balance.’

The booklet details exercises which closely match those which were undertaken by participants in the above mentioned Study and are such that they can be undertaken by people in the comfort of their own home.

Each copy of the booklet comes with Cautionary Notes which should be read and understood before commencing any of the exercises.

Copies of the booklet are available, in either hard copy or electronic form (pdf), to current financial members. Those members wishing to obtain a copy should contact the Association on our Freecall number 1800 802 568 or via email at and state whether you prefer hard copy or email copy.

Copyright of the booklet remains the property of Dr. Nitz and the University of Queensland and should not be reproduced in any form without their express permission.

Also, if you have a try at these exercises and feel that you would like to undertake the complete set as part of the Exercise Study Project, and therefore contribute to the Study findings, please contact the Secretary on (07) 32884484 or via email at