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Tag: Aerobic Exercise

Aerobic exercise is more effective than goal-based exercise for the treatment of cognition in Parkinson’s disease

Published in: Brain and Cognition, Volume 122, April 2018, 1-8 Abstract ” Background Little is known about how different exercise modalities influence cognition in Parkinson’s disease (PD). Moreover, the focus of previous investigations on examining the effects of exercise mainly on executive functions and the exclusion of individuals with cognitive impairment may limit the potential to define exercise as a treatment for cognitive decline in PD. Objective The aim of this study was to compare the effects of aerobic and goal-based exercise on five cognitive domains in cognitively normal and impaired individuals with PD. Methods Seventy-six individuals with PD were randomly… Read More