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Randomized Clinical Trial of 3 Types of Physical Exercise for Patients With Parkinson Disease

Randomized Clinical Trial of 3 Types of Physical Exercise for Patients With Parkinson Disease CLINICAL TRIALS SECTION EDITOR: IRA SHOULSON, MD Randomized Clinical Trial of 3 Types of Physical Exercise for Patients With Parkinson Disease Lisa M. Shulman, MD; Leslie I. Katzel, MD, PhD; Frederick M. Ivey, PhD; John D. Sorkin, MD, PhD; Knachelle Favors, MPH; Karen E. Anderson, MD; Barbara A. Smith, RN, PhD; Stephen G. Reich, MD; William J. Weiner, MD; Richard F. Macko, MD Objective: To compare the efficacy of treadmill exer- ness (peak oxygen consumption per unit time [VO ], and cises and stretching and resistance exercises in improv- muscle strength (1-repetition maximum strength). ing gait speed, strength, and fitness for patients with Par- kinson disease. Results: All 3 types of physical exercise improved dis- tance on the 6-minute walk: lower-intensity treadmill Design: A comparative, prospective, randomized, single- exercise (12% increase; P = .001), stretching and resis- blinded clinical trial of 3 types of physical exercise. tance exercises (9% increase; P .02), and higher- intensity treadmill exercise (6% increase; P = .07), with Setting: The Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Dis- no between-group differences. Both treadmill exercises orders Center at the University of Maryland and the Bal- improved peak VO (7%-8% increase; P .05) more than timore Veterans Affairs Medical http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA Neurology American Medical Association

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright 2013 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
ISSN
2168-6149
eISSN
2168-6157
DOI
10.1001/jamaneurol.2013.646
pmid
23128427
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Abstract

CLINICAL TRIALS SECTION EDITOR: IRA SHOULSON, MD Randomized Clinical Trial of 3 Types of Physical Exercise for Patients With Parkinson Disease Lisa M. Shulman, MD; Leslie I. Katzel, MD, PhD; Frederick M. Ivey, PhD; John D. Sorkin, MD, PhD; Knachelle Favors, MPH; Karen E. Anderson, MD; Barbara A. Smith, RN, PhD; Stephen G. Reich, MD; William J. Weiner, MD; Richard F. Macko, MD Objective: To compare the efficacy of treadmill exer- ness (peak oxygen consumption per unit time [VO ], and cises and stretching and resistance exercises in improv- muscle strength (1-repetition maximum strength). ing gait speed, strength, and fitness for patients with Par- kinson disease. Results: All 3 types of physical exercise improved dis- tance on the 6-minute walk: lower-intensity treadmill Design: A comparative, prospective, randomized, single- exercise (12% increase; P = .001), stretching and resis- blinded clinical trial of 3 types of physical exercise. tance exercises (9% increase; P .02), and higher- intensity treadmill exercise (6% increase; P = .07), with Setting: The Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Dis- no between-group differences. Both treadmill exercises orders Center at the University of Maryland and the Bal- improved peak VO (7%-8% increase; P .05) more than timore Veterans Affairs Medical

Journal

JAMA NeurologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Feb 1, 2013

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