Table tennis has been shown to help the elderly battle Parkinson’s disease, as well as being a great way to keep fit. Photo: Shutterstock Table tennis has been shown to help the elderly battle Parkinson’s disease, as well as being a great way to keep fit. Photo: Shutterstock
Table tennis has been shown to help the elderly battle Parkinson’s disease, as well as being a great way to keep fit. Photo: Shutterstock

How playing China’s favourite sport, table tennis, can help Parkinson’s sufferers fight the disease, and help all elderly keep fit

  • Playing table tennis has recently been shown to help slow the progress of Parkinson’s disease
  • It is a national sport in China, and it could help millions of elderly keep fit and reduce their symptoms, research shows

Topic |   Disease
Table tennis has been shown to help the elderly battle Parkinson’s disease, as well as being a great way to keep fit. Photo: Shutterstock Table tennis has been shown to help the elderly battle Parkinson’s disease, as well as being a great way to keep fit. Photo: Shutterstock
Table tennis has been shown to help the elderly battle Parkinson’s disease, as well as being a great way to keep fit. Photo: Shutterstock
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