In this episode, Katy talks with Dr. Andrew Guccione and Dr. Andrew Pechstein about their article published in the April 2023 issue of JNPT entitled “Walking Endurance and Oxygen Uptake on Kinetics in Individuals with Parkinson Disease Following Overground Locomotor Training.” “Dr. G” and Dr. Pechstein discuss cardiorespiratory aspects of locomotor training and how bioenergetic factors play a role in walking endurance. Tune in to hear more, including how they designed their exercise protocol, selected outcomes, and clinical implications of considering cardiorespiratory endurance when evaluating patients.
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