Exercising improves walking speed for people with Parkinson's
In the journals
Three different kinds of exercise improved walking speed in people with Parkinson's disease, according to a study in Archives of Neurology. The finding adds to the growing evidence that physical exercise improves daily function in people with Parkinson's, a progressive disease that destroys brain cells that help control motion.
The study assigned 67 participants to one of three exercise regimens, which they performed three times a week for three months: