Effects of dance practice on functional mobility, motor symptoms and quality of life in people with Parkinson’s disease: a systematic review with meta-analysis

Patients with Parkinson’s Disease undergo motor injuries, which decrease their quality of life

Marcela dos Santos Delabary; Isabel Giovannini Komeroski; Elren Passos Monteiro; Rochelle Rocha Costa; Aline Nogueira Haas

2017

Scholarcy highlights

  • Patients with Parkinson’s Disease undergo motor injuries, which decrease their quality of life
  • The search was conducted in MEDLINE, LILACS, SciELO, Cochrane and PsycINFO
  • Dance promoted significant improvements on UPDRSIII, and a decrease in TUG time when compared to other types of exercise
  • Dance can improve motor parameters of the disease and patients’ functional mobility

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