Table 1.

Baseline Characteristicsa

  • a The control group participated in a home-based program of exercises recommended by the National Parkinson Foundation,18 the AE group participated in a standard aerobic endurance program, and the FBF group participated in a flexibility/balance/function program specifically designed for people with Parkinson disease (PD). Subtotals less than the total number of participants indicate some data were not provided by the participants. UPDRS=United Parkinson's Disease Rating Scale, ADL=activities of daily living, CS-PFP=Continuous Scale—Physical Functional Performance Test; FRT=Functional Reach Test, V̇o2=oxygen uptake, PDQ-39=39-item Parkinson's Disease Questionnaire.

  • b P value from chi-square test.

  • c Exact chi-square P value.

  • d P value from analysis of variance.