An interactive videogame for arm and hand exercise in people with Parkinson's disease: A randomized controlled trial.

@article{Allen2017AnIV,
  title={An interactive videogame for arm and hand exercise in people with Parkinson's disease: A randomized controlled trial.},
  author={Natalie E. Allen and Jooeun Song and Serene Sulyn Paul and Stuart T Smith and Jonathan O'Duffy and Matthew W Schmidt and Rachelle Love and Catherine Sherrington and Colleen G. Canning},
  journal={Parkinsonism & related disorders},
  year={2017},
  volume={41},
  pages={
          66-72
        }
}
INTRODUCTION People with Parkinson's disease (PD) have difficulty performing upper extremity (UE) activities. The aim of this study was to investigate if exergames targeting the UE improve arm and hand activities and impairments and to establish the acceptability and feasibility of these games in people with PD. METHODS Two tablet-based exergames were developed which were controlled with finger movements or unimanual whole arm movements. Participants with PD were randomized to an exergame (n… CONTINUE READING
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