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Cortical Mapping of Gait in Humans: A Near-Infrared Spectroscopic Topography Study
While we have a fair understanding of how and where forelimb-hand manipulative movements are controlled by the neocortex, due to functional imaging studies, we know little about the control ofExpand
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Prefrontal and premotor cortices are involved in adapting walking and running speed on the treadmill: an optical imaging study
We investigated changes of regional activation in the frontal cortices as assessed by changes of hemoglobin oxygenation during walking at 3 and 5 km/h and running on a treadmill using a near-infrared spectroscopic (NIRS) imaging technique. Expand
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Removal of the skin blood flow artifact in functional near-infrared spectroscopic imaging data through independent component analysis.
We investigate whether the functional near-infrared spectroscopic (fNIRS) signal includes a signal from the changing skin blood flow. During a locomotor task on a treadmill, changes in theExpand
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Treadmill training with body weight support: its effect on Parkinson's disease.
OBJECTIVE To test whether body weight-supported treadmill training (BWSTT) is effective in improving functional outcome of patients with Parkinson's disease. DESIGN Prospective crossover trial.Expand
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Premotor cortex is involved in restoration of gait in stroke
Cortical activation during hemiplegic gait was assessed in six nonambulatory patients with severe stroke (four men, two women; four with right and two with left hemiplegia; 57 years old and 3 monthsExpand
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Role of the prefrontal cortex in human balance control
We investigated perturbation-related cortical activation in the prefrontal cortex, including the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex and frontal eye field, regardless of the preceding auditory warning signals. Expand
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Long-term effect of body weight-supported treadmill training in Parkinson's disease: a randomized controlled trial.
OBJECTIVE To investigate whether body weight-supported treadmill training (BWSTT) is of long-term benefit for patients with Parkinson's disease (PD). DESIGN Randomized controlled trial. SETTINGExpand
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Gait capacity affects cortical activation patterns related to speed control in the elderly
Functional decline in locomotion is common among the elderly, and the prevalence of gait disorders increases with age. Recently, increasing interest has been focused on the influence of age-relatedExpand
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Cerebellar Ataxia Rehabilitation Trial in Degenerative Cerebellar Diseases
Objective. To investigate short- and long-term effects of intensive rehabilitation on ataxia, gait, and activities of daily living (ADLs) in patients with degenerative cerebellar disease. Methods. AExpand
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Near-infrared Spectroscopy–mediated Neurofeedback Enhances Efficacy of Motor Imagery–based Training in Poststroke Victims: A Pilot Study
Background and Purpose— Despite the findings that motor imagery and execution are supposed to share common neural networks, previous studies using imagery-based rehabilitation have revealedExpand
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