Long-Distance Skiers May Have “Motor Reserve” that Can Delay Onset of Parkinson’s Disease

Long-Distance Skiers May Have “Motor Reserve” that Can Delay Onset of Parkinson’s Disease
Studies have shown the enormous benefits of exercise in many disorders including neurodegenerative diseases, but the reasons are not always clear. “Exercise seems to protect against the motor symptoms of PD but not necessarily against the brain damage caused by PD,” explained co-lead investigator Tomas T. Olsson, MD, Department of Neurology, Skåne University Hospital, and Department of Experimental Medical Science, ... read more
Source: IOS PressPublished on 2020-02-11By Carmel McNamara