Quantifying daily physical activity and determinants in sedentary patients with Parkinson's disease.

@article{Dontje2013QuantifyingDP,
  title={Quantifying daily physical activity and determinants in sedentary patients with Parkinson's disease.},
  author={Manon L Dontje and Mathieu H G de Greef and Arl{\`e}ne D. Speelman and Marlies van Nimwegen and Wim P. Krijnen and Ronald P. Stolk and Yvo P. T. Kamsma and Bastiaan R. Bloem and Marten Munneke and Cees P. van der Schans},
  journal={Parkinsonism & related disorders},
  year={2013},
  volume={19 10},
  pages={878-82}
}
BACKGROUND Although physical activity is beneficial for Parkinson's disease (PD) patients, many do not meet the recommended levels. The range of physical activity among sedentary PD patients is unknown, as are factors that determine this variability. Hence, we aimed to (1) assess daily physical activity in self-identified sedentary PD patients; (2) compare this with criteria of a daily physical activity guideline; and (3) identify determinants of daily physical activity. METHODS Daily… CONTINUE READING

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