Risk up for poorer motor function measured by walking speed, grip strength, timed chair rises, physical component summary scores
Low expectations can have a powerful effect on how well older adults perform on cognitive and motor skills tests, according to a Georgia State University gerontologist.
Older adults who experience both slower gait and psychomotor speed are twice as likely to experience new onset depression and anxiety, investigators say.
Participants who started dopamine replacement therapy earlier had no difference in motor scores after two years when compared with those who started treatment later.
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Motor symptoms and functional abilities improved when seniors engaged in weekly ping pong sessions designed by experienced players.
A study of long-distance skiers showed that physical fitness may delay clinical symptoms for years.
Daily motor activity that is tracked using actimetry sensors can predict frailty and disability long before overt symptoms are evident.
Physical activity is reduced in early stages of Parkinson’s disease, and it appears that the decline is not solely due to aging, researchers say.
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