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Previous studies have reported that patients with Parkinson's disease (PD) show, in the "off medication" state, a reduced activation of tibialis anterior (TA) in the late swing-early stance phase of the gait cycle. In PD patients the pathophysiological picture may cause differences among the stride cycles. Our aims were to evaluate how frequently TA(More)
The aim of the present study was to assess postural stabilization skill in adult subjects affected by Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT) type 1A. For this purpose ground reaction force (GRF) was measured by means of a piezoelectric force platform during the sit-to-stand (STS) movement, until a steady state erect posture was achieved. Specific indexes to(More)
Cerebellar ataxia is a complex motor disturbance that involves the planning and execution of movements and reduces movement accuracy and co-ordination. The quantification of ataxic signs is commonly realised through visual examination of motor tasks performed by the patient and assignment of scores to specific items composing the international co-operative(More)
Spectrum of gross motor and cognitive functions in children with c erebral palsy: Gender differences. Assessment of muscle overactivity and spasticity with dynamic polyelectromyography and motion analysis. In " Surface Electromyography during walking " Suppl. The setting and its role in the evaluation of gait of children with cerebral palsy. In " Surface(More)
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