Journal article

Enablers to Exercise Participation in Progressive Supranuclear Palsy: Health Professional Perspectives

Meg E Morris, Susan C Slade, Christopher Bruce, Jennifer L McGinley, Bastiaan R Bloem

FRONTIERS IN NEUROLOGY | FRONTIERS MEDIA SA | Published : 2021

Abstract

Background: People living with progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP) can experience considerable difficulties with movement, walking, balance, and oculomotor control. The role of exercises and physical activities in mitigating the motor and non-motor symptoms of PSP remains uncertain. Aims: The aim of this study was to identify the perspectives and beliefs of health professionals about the benefits, enablers, and barriers to participation in exercise and physical activity across the course of disease progression of PSP. Methods: Qualitative methods, within a phenomenological framework, were used to obtain nursing and allied health professional perspectives and recommendations. Focus group and..

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