Besides being played for fun or competition, table tennis can be of great support to people experiencing cognitive decline and neurodegenerative disorders like Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, Multiple Sclerosis and ADHD. Worldwide, there are several organization utilizing table tennis in this way.
1. Ping Pong for Good. www.pingpongforgood.org.
2. Inoue K, Fujioka S, Suenaga M, et al. Table tennis exercise for patients with Parkinson disease: a prospective pilot study. America Academy of Neurology, 72nd ANNUAL MEETING. Toronto, Apr 25, 2020.
3. Olsson K, Franzén E, Johansson A. (2020). A Pilot Study of the Feasibility and Effects of Table Tennis Training in Parkinson Disease. Archives of Rehabilitation Research and Clinical Translation, 2020:2(3),100064.
4. Ping Pong Parkinson. https://pingpongparkinson.com.
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