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Dual tasking in Parkinson's disease: Cognitive consequences while walking.

Authors
  • Salazar, Robert D1
  • Ren, Xiaolin2
  • Ellis, Terry D2
  • Toraif, Noor1
  • Barthelemy, Olivier J1
  • Neargarder, Sandy1
  • Cronin-Golomb, Alice1
  • 1 Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Boston University.
  • 2 Department of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training.
Type
Published Article
Journal
Neuropsychology
Publication Date
Sep 01, 2017
Volume
31
Issue
6
Pages
613–623
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1037/neu0000331
PMID: 28414497
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Dual tasking had a significantly greater effect in PD than in NC on cognition as well as on walking. The results suggest that assessment and treatment of PD should consider the cognitive as well as the gait components of PD-related deficits under dual-task conditions. (PsycINFO Database Record

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