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Saccadic and smooth pursuit eye movements attenuate postural sway similarly
Saccadic eye movements reduce body sway, yet visually pursuing a moving dot seems to increase body sway. However, how these two types of eye movements affect postural control remains ambiguous,Expand
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Exercise programs improve mobility and balance in people with Parkinson's disease.
Compromised balance and loss of mobility are among the major consequences of Parkinson's disease (PD). The literature documents numerous effective interventions for improving balance and mobility.Expand
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Gait and risk of falls associated with frontal cognitive functions at different stages of Alzheimer's disease
ABSTRACT The decline in frontal cognitive functions contributes to alterations of gait and increases the risk of falls in patients with dementia, a category which included Alzheimer's disease (AD).Expand
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Interactions of age and leg muscle fatigue on unobstructed walking and obstacle crossing.
Older adults commonly report muscle fatigue, which may be associated with reduced walking ability. Elderly may have insufficient awareness of the balance threat caused by muscle fatigue. The aim ofExpand
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Dominant–non-dominant asymmetry of kicking a stationary and rolling ball in a futsal context
Abstract The aim of this study was to analyse the characteristics of the asymmetries in the dominant and non-dominant limbs when kicking stationary and rolling balls. Ten experienced BrazilianExpand
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The influence of anthropometric factors on postural balance: the relationship between body composition and posturographic measurements in young adults
OBJECTIVE: The aim of the present study was to evaluate the influence of anthropometric characteristics and gender on postural balance in adults. One hundred individuals were examined (50 males, 50Expand
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Futsal Match-Related Fatigue Affects Running Performance and Neuromuscular Parameters but Not Finishing Kick Speed or Accuracy
Purpose: The aim of the present study was to investigate the influence of futsal match-related fatigue on running performance, neuromuscular variables, and finishing kick speed and accuracy. Methods:Expand
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The role of vision in Parkinson's disease locomotion control: free walking task.
The current study addressed the role of visual information in the control of locomotion in people with Parkinson's disease. Twelve healthy individuals and 12 mild to moderate Parkinson's diseaseExpand
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Systematic review of the effects of fatigue on spatiotemporal gait parameters.
PURPOSE This systematic review aimed to assess changes on spatiotemporal gait parameters due to fatigue. MATERIAL AND METHOD A search was carried out in literature published from 1950 to DecemberExpand
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Performance and Metabolic Demand of a New Repeated-Sprint Ability Test in Basketball Players: Does the Number of Changes of Direction Matter?
Abstract Zagatto, AM, Ardigò, LP, Barbieri, FA, Milioni, F, Dello Iacono, A, Camargo, BHF, and Padulo, J. Performance and metabolic demand of a new repeated-sprint ability test in basketball players:Expand
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