Resistance Training and Gait Function in Patients with Parkinson’s Disease

  title={Resistance Training and Gait Function in Patients with Parkinson’s Disease},
  author={Thomas A. Scandalis and Andy M. Bosak and Jeffery Berliner and Laura L. Helman and Michael Robert Wells},
  journal={American Journal of Physical Medicine \& Rehabilitation},
  • T. Scandalis, A. Bosak, M. Wells
  • Published 1 January 2001
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Scandalis TA, Bosak A, Berliner JC, Helman LL, Wells MR: Resistance training and gait function in patients with Parkinson’s disease. Am J Phys Med Rehabil 2001;80:38–43. Objective To determine whether patients with Parkinson’s disease who are enrolled in a resistance training program can gain strength similar to that of normal control subjects and whether these gains in strength would improve their gait function. Design Subjects included 14 patients with mild-to-moderate Parkinson’s disease of… 

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