Study: Parkinson's disease patients benefit from exercise programs

04/12/2011 | Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

A study of 67 people with Parkinson's disease found that those who did high- and low-intensity treadmill walking had improvements in their cardiovascular function, but those in the low-intensity group had the highest steady increase in gait and mobility. Researchers also found that those who followed a weight and stretching regimen had improvements in scores of motor function.

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