Parkinson’s Disease Journal Article Recommendations
Physical Therapy and Parkinson’s Disease
Cavanaugh JT, Ellis TD, Earhart GM, Ford MP, Foreman KB, Dibble LE. Capturing ambulatory activity decline in Parkinson’s disease. J Neurol Phys Ther. 2012 Jun;36(2):51-7.
Ellis T, de Goede CJ, Feldman RG, Wolters EC, Kwakkel G, Wagenaar RC. Efficacy of a physical therapy program in patients with Parkinson’s disease: a randomized controlled trial. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. Apr 2005;86(4):626-632
Keus SHJ, Munneke M, Mijkrate MJ, Kwakkel G, Bloem BR. Physical therapy in Parkinson’s disease: evolution and future challenges. Movement disord. 2009;24(1):1-14.
Keus SH, Bloem BR, Hendriks EJ, Bredero-Cohen AB, Munneke M. Evidence-based analysis of physical therapy in Parkinson’s disease with recommendations for practice and research. Mov Disord. Mar 15 2007;22(4):451-460; quiz 600.
Kwakkel G, Goede CJT, van Wegen EEH. Impact of physical therapy for Parkinson’s disease: a critical review of the literature. Parkinsonism relat d. 2007;13:478-487.
Morris ME. Movement disorders in people with Parkinson disease: a model for physical therapy. Phys Ther. Jun 2000;80(6):578-597.
Schenkman M, Ellis T, Christiansen C, Barón AE, Tickle-Degnen L, Hall DA, Wagenaar R. Profile of functional limitations and task performance among people with early- and middlestage Parkinson disease. Phys Ther. 2011 Sep;91(9):1339-54. Epub 2011 Jul 21.
Exercise, Dance, Tai Chi and Parkinson’s Disease
Alberts JL, Linder SM, Penko AL, Lowe MJ, Phillips M. It is not about the bike, it is about the pedaling: forced exercise and Parkinson’s disease. Exerc Sport Sci Rev. 2011 Oct;39(4):177-86.
Dibble LE, Hale TF, Marcus RL, Droge J, Gerber JP, LaStayo PC. High intensity resistance training amplifies muscle hypertrophy and functional gains in persons with Parkinson’s disease. Movement disord. 2006;21(9):1444-1452.
Ellis T, Cavanaugh JT, Earhart GM, Ford MP, Foreman KB, Fredman L, Boudreau JK, Dibble LE. Factors associated with exercise behavior in people with Parkinson disease. Phys Ther 2011. Dec;91(12):1838-48. Epub 2011 Oct 14.
Falvo MJ, Schilling BK, Earhart GM. Parkinon’s disease and resistive exercise: rationale, review, and recommendations. Movement disord. 2008;23(1):1-11
Foster ER, Golden L, Duncan RP, Earhart GM. A community-based Argentine tango dance program is associated with increased activity participation among individuals with Parkinson disease. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2012 Aug 14. [Epub ahead of print]
Fisher BE, Wu AD, Salem GJ, et al. The effect of exercise training in improving motor performance and corticomotor excitability in people with early Parkinson’s disease. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. Jul 2008;89(7):1221-1229.
Goodwin VA, Richards SH, Taylor RS, Taylor AH, Campbell JL. The effectiveness of exercise intervention for people with Parkinson’s disease: a systematic review. Movement disord. 2008;23(5):631-640
Li F, Harmer P, Fitzgerald K, Eckstrom E, Stock R, Galver J, Maddalozzo G, Batya SS. Tai chi and postural stability in patients with Parkinson’s disease. N Engl J Med. 2012 Feb 9;366(6):511-9.
Ridgel AL, Vitek JL, Alberts JL. Forced, not voluntary, exercise improves motor function in Parkinson’s disease patients. Neurorehabil Neuro Repair. 2009;23(6):600-608.
Schenkman M, Hall DA, Barón AE, Schwartz RS, Mettler P, Kohrt WM. Exercise for People in Early- or Mid-Stage Parkinson Disease: A 16-Month Randomized Controlled Trial. Phys Ther. 2012 Sep 13. [Epub ahead of print]
Schenkman M, Hall D, Kumar R, Kohrt WM. Endurance exercise training to improve economy of movement of people with Parkinson’s disease: three case reports. Phys ther. 2008;88(1):63-76.
Balance and Falls in Parkinson’s Disease
Ashburn A, Fazakarley L, Ballinger C, Pickering R, McLellen LD, Fitton C. A randomized controlled trial of a home based exercise programme to reduce the risk of falling among people with Parkinson’s disease. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2007;78:678-684.
Dibble LE, Lange M. Predicting falls in individuals with Parkinson disease: a reconsideration of clinical balance measures. J Neurol Phys Ther. Jun 2006;30(2):60-67.
Gait Training and Cueing in Parkinson’s Disease
Lim I, van Wegen E, Jones D, et al. Does Cueing Training Improve Physical Activity in Patients With Parkinson’s Disease? Neurorehabil Neural Repair. 2010 Feb 23.
Morris ME, Martin CL, Shenkman ML. Striding out with Parkinson disease: evidence-based physical therapy for gait disorders. Phys Ther. 2010 Feb;90(2):280-8.
Morris ME. Locomotor training in people with Parkinson disease. Phys Ther. Oct 2006;86(10):1426-1435.
Nieuwboer A, Kwakkel G, Rochester L et al. Cueing training in the home improves gait-related mobility in Parkinson’s disease: the RESCUE trial. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2007;78:134-140.
Rochester L, Hetherington V, Jones D, et al. The effect of external rhythmic cues (visual and auditory) on walking during a functional task in the homes of people with Parkinson’s disease. Arch phys med rehabil. 2005;86:999-1006.
Interdisciplinary Rehabilitation and Parkinson’s Disease
Ellis T, Katz DI, White DK, DePiero TJ, Hohler AD, Saint-Hilaire M. Effectiveness of an inpatient multi-disciplinary rehabilitation program for people with Parkinson’s disease. Phys ther. 2008;88(7):1-8.
Tickle-Degnen L, Ellis T, Saint-Hilaire MH, Thomas CA, Wagenaar RC. Self-management rehabilitation and health-related quality of life in Parkinson’s disease: a randomized controlled trial. Mov Disord. 2010 Jan 30;25(2):19204.