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The variability of the steps preceding obstacle avoidance (approach phase) is dependent on the height of the obstacle in people with Parkinson's disease

Simieli. Data curation: Lucas Simieli, Andre Macari Baptista. Formal analysis: Lucas Simieli, Diego Orcioli-Silva. Investigation: Fabio Augusto Barbieri. Methodology: Lucas Simieli, Lilian Teresa ... Bucken Gobbi, Diego Orcioli-Silva, Victor Spiandor Beretta, Paulo Cezar Rocha Santos, Fabio Augusto Barbieri. Supervision: Lilian Teresa Bucken Gobbi, Fabio Augusto Barbieri. Visualization: Lucas Simieli

Challenging Postural Tasks Increase Asymmetry in Patients with Parkinson’s Disease

The unilateral predominance of Parkinson’s disease (PD) symptoms suggests that balance control could be asymmetrical during static tasks. Although studies have shown that balance control asymmetries exist in patients with PD, these analyses were performed using only simple bipedal standing tasks. Challenging postural tasks, such as unipedal or tandem standing, could exacerbate...

Adaptive Walking in Alzheimer's Disease

The aim of this study is to analyze dual-task effects on free and adaptive gait in Alzheimer's disease (AD) patients. Nineteen elders with AD participated in the study. A veteran neuropsychiatrist established the degree of AD in the sample. To determine dual-task effects on free and adaptive gait, patients performed five trials for each experimental condition: free and adaptive...