Thalamic volume mediates associations between cardiorespiratory fitness (VO(2)max) and cognition in Parkinson’s disease

Thalamic volume mediates associations between cardiorespiratory fitness (VO(2)max) and cognition in Parkinson’s disease
Parkinsonism Relat Disord. 2021 Mar 29;86:19-26. doi: 10.1016/j.parkreldis.2021.03.019. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTINTRODUCTION: Cognitive deficits occur in Parkinson's disease (PD). Cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) is associated with better cognitive performance in aging especially in executive function (EF) and memory. The association between CRF and cognitive performance is understudied in people with PD. Brain structures underlying associations also remains unknown. This cross-sectional study ... read more
Source: PubMedPublished on 2021-04-05By Andrew J Petkus