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3 results for "Neurological Disease"

Usability of a daily mHealth application designed to address mobility, speech and dexterity in Parkinson’s disease

  • Published on April 18, 2019

Aim: This study investigated the usability of a mobile health (mHealth) smartphone application to treat gait, speech and dexterity in people with Parkinson's disease. Methods: Participants either used an mHealth application (intervention) or maintained their normal routine (control) for 12 weeks and were evaluated at baseline and post-test time points for ...

Is Cognitive Training More Effective When Conducted After Physical Exercise?

  • Published on March 10, 2019

Acute increases in brain-derived neurotrophic factor in plasma following physical exercise relates to subsequent learning in older adults Gradual decline of certain cognitive abilities, including conceptual reasoning, memory, and processing speed, is a normal part of the aging process. Brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) is a protein that plays an essential ...

Remote Physical Activity Monitoring in Neurological Disease: A Systematic Review

  • Published on April 28, 2016

Objective: To perform a systematic review of studies using remote physical activity monitoring in neurological diseases, highlighting advances and determining gaps. Methods: Studies were systematically identified in PubMed/MEDLINE, CINAHL and SCOPUS from January 2004 to December 2014 that monitored physical activity for 24 hours in adults with neurological diseases. Studies that measured ...