Acute exercise increases BDNF serum levels in patients with Parkinson’s disease regardless of depression or fatigue

Acute exercise increases BDNF serum levels in patients with Parkinson’s disease regardless of depression or fatigue
Eur J Sport Sci. 2021 May 4:1-21. doi: 10.1080/17461391.2021.1922505. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTStudies have consistently reported a decreased level of brain derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) in individuals with Parkinson's disease (PD). The benefits of exercise on BDNF levels are well-documented in humans, however, the effects of acute exercise are inconclusive in neurological disorders. In addition, there are no studies investigating ... read more
Source: PubMedPublished on 2021-05-04By Lílian Viana Dos Santos Azevedo