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CC BY-NC-ND 3.0
2017

Gait Is Associated with Cognitive Flexibility: A Dual-Tasking Study in...

Objectives: To analyze which gait parameters are primarily influenced by cognitive flexibility, and whether such an effect depends on the walking condition used. Design: Cross-sectional analysis. Setting: Tübingen evaluation of Risk factors for Early detection of Neurodegenerative Disorders. Participants:...
Lausanne: Frontiers Media SA, 2017
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CC BY-NC-ND 3.0
2017

Associations between Early Markers of Parkinson's Disease and Sarcopenia

Introduction: Sarcopenia and Parkinson's disease (PD) are both common age-related syndromes, and there is preliminary evidence that the probability of the co-occurrence of these syndromes within one individual is higher than expected. However, it is unclear to date whether one of the syndromes induces...
Lausanne: Frontiers Media SA, 2017
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2014

Mild Parkinsonian Signs in the Elderly – Is There an Association with PD?...

Background: Mild parkinsonian signs (MPS) are common in the elderly population, and have been associated with vascular diseases, mild cognitive impairment and dementia; however their relation to Parkinson’s disease (PD) is unclear. Hypothesizing that individuals with MPS may reflect a pre-stage of...
San Francisco: PloS one, 2014
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CC BY-NC-ND 3.0
2014

Instrumented Functional Reach Test Differentiates Individuals at High Risk...

The functional reach (FR) test as a complex measure of balance including limits of stability has been proven to differentiate between patients with Parkinson's disease (PD) and controls (CO). Recently, it has been shown that the instrumentation of the FR (iFR) with a wearable sensor may increase this...
Lausanne: Frontiers Media SA, 2014