M A Blanchon

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OBJECTIVE Walking is a complex voluntary rhythmic motor behaviour. Its implicit nature suggests that reduced attention resources are required for its execution. The aim of this study was to demonstrate that, to perform a mental calculation while walking, might modify the spatial-temporal parameters of walking in fragile elderly patients. METHODS We(More)
OBJECTIVE From a cognitive approach of locomotion, we studied the feasibility and the reproducibility of a clinical test of gait which is devoted to predict fall. METHODOLOGY With a cross-sectional design, we studied the gait of 30 old subjects (average age 82.6+/-7.1 years). The gait course consisted of a 10m length in a well light room, with regular(More)
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