A randomised controlled trial on effectiveness and feasibility of sport climbing in Parkinson’s disease

A randomised controlled trial on effectiveness and feasibility of sport climbing in Parkinson’s disease
NPJ Parkinsons Dis. 2021 Jun 10;7(1):49. doi: 10.1038/s41531-021-00193-8.ABSTRACTPhysical activity is of prime importance in non-pharmacological Parkinson's disease (PD) treatment. The current study examines the effectiveness and feasibility of sport climbing in PD patients in a single-centre, randomised controlled, semi-blind trial. A total of 48 PD patients without experience in climbing (average age 64 ± 8 years, Hoehn & Yahr stage ... read more
Source: PubMedPublished on 2021-06-11By Agnes Langer