Parkinson’s Disease (PD) is an upper motor neuron disorder that results in bradykinesia, rigidity, shuffling gait patterns, and balance impairments. Non-motor issues include depression, anosmia, GI issues, pain, and more. Approximately 90,000 people in the U.S. are diagnosed every year.
Hypothesis: Self efficacy and satisfaction roles will positively correlate with participation in the 6 week exercise program.
Anderson, Desiray; Creighton, Alexis; Studer, Jillian; and Cuddeford, Tyler, "Effects of a Parkinson's Disease Community Exercise Group on Self Reported Promis Measures" (2023). Student-Faculty Research - College of Physical Therapy. 64.
Presented at the 9th annual symposium of School of Physical Therapy research, Wednesday, Feb 1, 2023, at George Fox University in Newberg, OR.