Sports and Health: Keeping Life Active with Table Tennis on Parkinson’s patients

  • Rizal Ahmad Fauzi Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia
  • Indra Safari Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia
  • Muhammad Nur Alif Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia
  • Yogi Akin Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia

Abstract

The problems in this study include; (1) people with Parkinson's increasing every year in the world; (2) the ability of motion in Parkinson's patients will decrease with age. The aim of this study was to examine and to find out whether table tennis can keep life active and reduce the risk of the increasing stage in Parkinson's patients. Method: This study was conducted for two years with a frequency of two times a week. Samples that are doing treatment will be compared with samples that do not do a treatment. Participants in this study used a single subject compared with five other Parkinson's patients. They suffer from this disease on common over seven years. (1) table tennis that is carried out routinely can keep Parkinson's patients from staying active(2) table tennis that performed repeatedly can reduce the risk of increasing the stage of Parkinson's disease.

Published
2020-05-01
How to Cite
FAUZI, Rizal Ahmad et al. Sports and Health: Keeping Life Active with Table Tennis on Parkinson’s patients. Proceeding ICOPESH (International Conference on Physical Education, Sport, and Health), [S.l.], p. 72-76, may 2020. Available at: <https://eproceeding.undiksha.ac.id/index.php/icopesh/article/view/1972>. Date accessed: 30 oct. 2020.
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