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Understanding which psychological and cognitive components drive physical activity and exercise benefits in Parkinson Disease


  • Thibault Deschamps Laboratory “Movement, Interactions, Performance” (E.A. 4334), Nantes University France
  • Cyril Forestier Laboratoire Motricité, Interactions, Performance, MIP - EA4334, Le Mans Université, Le Mans, France



parkinson disease, physical activity, barriers, facilitators, cognition


Based on recent studies addressing some issues of exercise benefits in patients with Parkinson disease, we humbly invite to debate interdisciplinary challenges to further engage people with Parkinson disease, and more broadly in patients with multiple chronic conditions, in physical activity for prolonged periods.


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