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2017

Validation of a Step Detection Algorithm during Straight Walking and Turning...

INTRODUCTION Inertial measurement units (IMUs) positioned on various body locations allow detailed gait analysis even under unconstrained conditions. From a medical perspective, the assessment of vulnerable populations is of particular relevance, especially in the daily-life environment. Gait analysis...
Lausanne: Frontiers Media SA, 2017
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CC BY-NC-ND 3.0
2015

Association between vestibulo-ocular reflex suppression, balance, gait,...

BACKGROUND Falls frequency increases with age and particularly in neurogeriatric cohorts. The interplay between eye movements and locomotion may contribute substantially to the occurrence of falls, but is hardly investigated. This paper provides an overview of current approaches to simultaneously measure...
London: BioMed Central, 2015
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CC BY-NC-ND 3.0
2012

Impaired Trunk Stability in Individuals at High Risk for Parkinson's Disease

Background: The search for disease-modifying treatments for Parkinson’s disease advances, however necessary markers for early detection of the disease are still lacking. There is compelling evidence that changes of postural stability occur at very early clinical stages of Parkinson’s disease, making...
San Francisco: PloS one, 2012
Article / Chapter
CC BY-NC-ND 3.0
2011

Poor Trail Making Test Performance Is Directly Associated with Altered...

Background: Deterioration of executive functions in the elderly has been associated with impairments in walking performance. This may be caused by limited cognitive flexibility and working memory, but could also be caused by altered prioritization of simultaneously performed tasks. To disentangle these...
San Francisco: PloS one, 2011