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Karate and Dance Training to Improve Balance and Stabilize Mood in Patients with Parkinson’s Disease: A Feasibility Study

Dahmen-Zimmer, Katharina and Jansen, Petra (2017) Karate and Dance Training to Improve Balance and Stabilize Mood in Patients with Parkinson’s Disease: A Feasibility Study. Frontiers in Medicine 4 (237), pp. 1-7.

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Abstract

The present pilot study investigated the effect of karate (according to the rules of the German Karate Federation) and dance training compared to an inactive control group in patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD). 65 patients were recruited. At the end, 37 patients completed the post-test. From those 37 patients, 16 had chosen the karate training, 9 the dance training and 12 the waiting control ...

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Item type:Article
Date:19 December 2017
Institutions:Psychology and Pedagogy > Institut für Sportwissenschaft
Projects:Open Access Publizieren (DFG)
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10.3389/fmed.2017.00237DOI
Keywords:Parkinson, karate, line dance, standard dance, cognitive function, motor functions, emotional well-being
Dewey Decimal Classification:100 Philosophy & psychology > 150 Psychology
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:36577
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