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A third of Aussies aren’t getting enough exercise

A recent SBS article has shared some dire news with Australia! Well the verdict is in, according to new research by the World Health Organisations - almost one third of Australian's aren't getting enough exercise. Coming in at 97 out of 168 countries, over 30% of...

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Share, connect and set goals

If you're enjoying the app, we'd love for you to share it around with your family and friends. Perhaps you could even create your own "group class" guided by the app. After all, exercising is a lot easier when you do it with friends. Countless studies have been done...

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It’s all about balance

It’s all about balance

Even a simple fall can be incredibly inconvenient, it's easy to fracture a bone or end up a bit battered or bruised. A fracture of the arm, hand, ankle or hip could limit your ability to perform activities of daily living or even live...

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Media release: ImpactHD is now live!

New app promises wellbeing benefits for people with Huntington’s Disease Huntington’s WA has launched ImpactHD, a web-based app that is a world-first attempt to translate clinical research into Huntington’s Disease into self-directed therapy to improve the wellbeing...

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Beta testing phase done

We are pleased to advise that ImpactHD has successfully passed the Beta testing phase and will be transitioned to its final resting place at www.impacthd.org.au   The date of this transition will be Thursday 30 August 2018, commencing at 9am. During the transition,...

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What do you want to know?

We're looking out for ways we can help support you using the app and understanding everything about it. Examples of questions you might have: How strict do I have to be with my schedule? Am I able to change from home based to gym based? What if I miss one of my days?...

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I’ve finished my 8 weeks, now what?

"I  have completed the 8 week programme with and have  tried a few different exercise schedules but every exercise schedule Has the same exercises. There is no change. Please could you confirm this is correct?" We've had some queries from users as to how they progress...

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ImpactHD acknowledged at the forefront of health and wellbeing

On Wednesday 25th July, Huntington's WA was invited to "The Art of the Possible" organised as part of the Sustainable Health Review. The showcase event had just over 15 organisations from WA making great bounds in digital health innovation. Jamie Roberston (Project...

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Exercising the brain

We know exercise is good for us, but what about exercise for our brains? If you’re looking for a guided program to complement your ImpactHD training, why not check out the options over at NeuroNation. The future goal for the ImpactHD app is to integrate cognitive...

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The research behind the app, explained.

Are you curious about the research which informed this app? Good news! We can fill you in. Dr Tamara Maiuri has explained the research in an accessible and informative way on the HDBuzz website. She explains the necessary cautions to take when understanding the...

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Why does this app exist?

The ImpactHD app is the product of Huntington’s enrichment research optimisation scheme (HEROs) research conducted in 2012. The program looked at physical, mental and social stimulation to see if it would have any effect on the progression of HD symptoms. “The results...

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