Partnered Dance Aerobic Exercise as a neuroprotective, motor and cognitive intervention in Parkinson's disease
Madeleine E. Hackney
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November 2019 -
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Parkinson’s disease (PD), an intractable condition impairing motor and cognitive function, is imperfectly treated by drugs and surgery. Two priority issues for a majority of people with PD are OFF-time and Cognitive impairment. Even under best medical management, 74% of people with PD experience “OFF-time” related to medication-related motor fluctuations, which severely impacts both quality of life and cognition 1. Cognitive deficits are found even in newly diagnosed people with PD and are very...