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Research Article

The Therapeutic Effect of Nordic Walking on Freezing of Gait in Parkinson’s Disease: A Pilot Study

Table 1

Baseline patients’ characteristics.

All patientsNW groupControl (in tests for differences between 2 groups)

Number of patients4020 (8 males)20 (9 males)0.53 (Fisher’s exact test)
Age (years), mean ± SD (range)69.8 ± 7.3 (58–84)72.1 ± 7.5 (58–84)67.6 ± 6.6 (58–82)0.051 (t-test for independent groups)
Duration of disease (years), mean ± SD (range)5.6 ± 1.2 (4–8)5.2 ± 1.1 (4–7)6.0 ± 1.2 (4–8)0.04 (Mann–Whitney test)
H-YII in 20 patients
III in 20 patients
II in 9 patients,
III in 11 patients
II in 11 patients
III in 9 patients
0.75 (Mood’s median test)
UPDRS III (range)32.3 ± 7.3 (17–47)32.7 ± 6.9 (21–46)32.0 ± 7.7 (17–47)0.76 (t-test for independent groups)

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