Age-related part taken by attentional cognitive processes in standing postural control in a dual-task context.

@article{Jamet2007AgerelatedPT,
  title={Age-related part taken by attentional cognitive processes in standing postural control in a dual-task context.},
  author={Mallaury Jamet and Dominique Deviterne and G{\'e}rome C. Gauchard and Guy Vançon and Philippe P. Perrin},
  journal={Gait & posture},
  year={2007},
  volume={25 2},
  pages={179-84}
}
The aim of this work was to determine the effects of ageing on the possible mobilisation of cognitive processes in orthostatic postural balance. Seventy-nine individuals of three different age groups were placed in dual-task situations that combined standing postural control with three different cognitive tasks. Two of these three tasks, auditory-verbal and visual-verbal ones, required external information acquisition whereas the third, a mental counting task, did not require such information… CONTINUE READING

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