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The trajectory of gait speed preceding mild cognitive impairment.

Authors
  • Buracchio, Teresa
  • Dodge, Hiroko H
  • Howieson, Diane
  • Wasserman, Dara
  • Kaye, Jeffrey
Type
Published Article
Journal
Archives of Neurology
Publisher
American Medical Association
Publication Date
Aug 01, 2010
Volume
67
Issue
8
Pages
980–986
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1001/archneurol.2010.159
PMID: 20697049
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Motor decline as indexed by gait speed accelerates up to 12 years before MCI. Longitudinal changes in motor function may be useful in the early detection of dementia during preclinical stages, when the utility of disease-modifying therapies would be greatest.

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