Active assistive forced exercise provides long-term improvement to gait velocity and stride length in patients bilaterally affected by Parkinson's disease.

@article{Stuckenschneider2015ActiveAF,
  title={Active assistive forced exercise provides long-term improvement to gait velocity and stride length in patients bilaterally affected by Parkinson's disease.},
  author={Tim Stuckenschneider and Ingo Helmich and Anke Raabe-Oetker and Ingo Frob{\"o}se and Boris Feodoroff},
  journal={Gait & posture},
  year={2015},
  volume={42 4},
  pages={485-90}
}
Forced exercise training presents a valid method of improving symptoms of Parkinson's disease such as rigor, dyskinesia and gait dysfunctions. Brain imaging data suggest that use of active assistive forced exercise could improve Parkinsonian symptoms more effectively than passive assistive forced exercise. However, the long-term effects of active versus passive assistive forced exercise on the symptoms of Parkinson's disease are unknown. Here, 24 patients showing bilateral effects of Parkinson… CONTINUE READING
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