Parkinsons – Studies and research results from exercising with passive / Active exercisers

Stuckenschneider T., Helmich I., Raabe-Oetker A., Froböse I., Feodoroff B. (2015).
Active assistive forced exercise provides long-term improvement to gait velocity and stride length in patients bilaterally affected by Parkinson‘s disease. Gait Posture, 42(4), 485-490.
DOI: 10.1016/j.gaitpost.2015.08.001

Ridgel A., Peacock C., Fickes E., Kim Ch. (2012).
Active-Assisted Cycling Improves Tremor and Bradykinesia in Parkinson’s Disease. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 93 (11), 2049-2054.
DOI: 10.1016/j.apmr.2012.05.015

Ridgel, A. L., Peacock, C. A., Fickes, E.J., Kim C.H. (2010).
Effects of active-assisted cycling on upper extremity motor and executive function in Parkinson’s disease.
Presentation on the Society of Neuroscience Meeting 2010.

Ridgel A. L., Kim C-H., Fickes E. J., Muller M. D. & Alberts J. L. (2011).
Changes in Executive Function After Acute Bouts of Passive Cycling in Parkinson´s Disease.
Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, 19, 87-98., DOI: 10.1123/japa.19.2.87

Ridgel A., Vitek J. L., Alberts J. L. (2009).
Forced, Not Voluntary, Exercise Improves Motor Function in Parkinson’s Disease Patients.
Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair, 23 (6), 600-608., DOI: 10.1177/1545968308328726

Laupheimer M., Härtel S., Schmidt S., Bös K. (2011).
Forced Exercise – Auswirkungen eines MOTOmed-Trainings auf parkinsontypische motorische Dysfunktionen.
Neurologie & Rehabilitation, 17(5/6), 239-246.

Fickes E. J. (2012).
Effects of interval active-assisted cycling on balance in individuals with Parkinson’s disease.
Dissertation, Kent State University.

Ridgel A., Phillips R. S., Walter B. L., Discenzo F. M., Loparo K. A. (2015).
Dynamic high-cadence cycling improves motor symptoms in Parkinson’s disease. Frontiers in Neurology, 6 (194).
DOI: 10.3389/fneur.2015.00194

Ridgel A. L., Muller M. D., Kim C.-H., Fickes E. J., Mera T. O. (2011).
Acute Effects of Passive Leg Cycling on Upper Extremity Tremor and Bradykinesia in Parkinson’s Disease. The Physician and Sportsmedicine, 39(3), 83-93.
DOI: 10.3810/psm.2011.09.1924