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Table 3 Studies on other neurologic disorders and telerehabilitation

From: Physical exercise intervention via telerehabilitation in patients with neurological disorders: a narrative literature review

Author Year Disorder Intervention Outcomes of 1st and 2nd assessment Setting Results
Gandolfi et al. 2017 Parkinson’s Disease TeleWii Group (n:38)
Home-based TeleWii education was consisted of 21 balance exercise session, each of 50 min
Sensory Integration Balance Education (n:34)
Static, dynamic balance and gait education was consisted of 21 balance exercise session, each of 50 min
In-office visit TeleWii group was higher in terms of balance (p < 0.05)
Coulter et al. 2017 Spinal Cord Injury Web-Based Physiotherapy Group (n:15)
Video-based exercise, exercise diary was ordered for 8 weeks
Conventional Care Group (n:6)
Routine physical activity was encouraged and patients were asked to fill exercise diary
In-office visit There was no significant difference between groups (p > 0.05)
Gehring et al. 2018 Intra-cranial Tumor Home Telerehabilitation Group (n:23)
Maximum heart rate was set as %60–85. Aerobic exercises were applied and monitorized
Control Group (n:11)
Active life-style prescriptions were ordered regarding national health guidelines
In-office visit Telerehabilitation group was better on VO2 peak and BMI (p < 0.05)
  1. BBS Berg Balance Score, ABC Activity Specific Balance Confidence, 10MWT 10-Meter Walking Test, DGI Dynamic Gait Index, 6MWT Six-minute walk test, WHOQoL World Health Organization Quality of Life assessment, HADS Hospital Anxiety Depression Scale, IPAQ International Physical Activity Questionnaire, VO2max Maximal oxygen consumption, BMI Body Mass Index