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Published on BioPortfolio: 2018-06-14T01:40:13-0400
Despite the benefits associated with individuals with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) engaging in pulmonary rehabilitation (PR) programs, the benefits diminish by 6 months. A ...
The purpose of this study is to gather data to see if so-called enriched forms of exercise programs such as dance is more effective in improving balance and quality of life in patients wit...
The majority of hemiparetic patients have balance disorders, which impact independence in daily living activities and walking. Conventional techniques used in rehabilitation improve balanc...
the purpose of this current study is to examine the changes in postural stability in adult individuals with developmental disabilities following exposure to a college based integrative dan...
This study will include dance protocols for targeted therapeutic interventions measuring the effect of line dancing on cognitive, emotional and social well-being. The hypothesis is that pa...
Previous studies in Parkinson's Disease (PD) have described benefits of dance for motor and non-motor outcomes, yet few studies specifically look at Dance Therapy (DT) as a specific psychotherapeutic ...
Dance exposure and determinants of wellness in Irish dance (ID) and contemporary dance (CD) are under-investigated in pre-professional, collegiate cohorts. This study prospectively investigated these ...
Background and aims Pain is a highly complex bio-psychosocial phenomenon that may present a (potential) health risk and either occurs as a warning sign or a symptom of injury. It cannot be ruled out t...
The purpose of this study was to examine the postural sway characteristics of the ballet dance experts in quiet standing and at their limits of stability with an approach not used before in dancers.
Expertise in music has been investigated for decades and the results have been applied not only in composition, performance and music education, but also in understanding brain plasticity in a larger ...
The use of dancing for therapeutic purposes.
Proteins associated with sporadic or familial cases of PARKINSON DISEASE.
A selective, irreversible inhibitor of Type B monoamine oxidase. It is used in newly diagnosed patients with Parkinson's disease. It may slow progression of the clinical disease and delay the requirement for levodopa therapy. It also may be given with levodopa upon onset of disability. (From AMA Drug Evaluations Annual, 1994, p385) The compound without isomeric designation is Deprenyl.
A condition caused by the neurotoxin MPTP which causes selective destruction of nigrostriatal dopaminergic neurons. Clinical features include irreversible parkinsonian signs including rigidity and bradykinesia (PARKINSON DISEASE, SECONDARY). MPTP toxicity is also used as an animal model for the study of PARKINSON DISEASE. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1072; Neurology 1986 Feb;36(2):250-8)
Therapy for MOVEMENT DISORDERS, especially PARKINSON DISEASE, that applies electricity via stereotactic implantation of ELECTRODES in specific areas of the BRAIN such as the THALAMUS. The electrodes are attached to a neurostimulator placed subcutaneously.