Effect of divided attention on gait in subjects with and without cognitive impairment.

@article{Pettersson2007EffectOD,
  title={Effect of divided attention on gait in subjects with and without cognitive impairment.},
  author={Anna F Pettersson and Elisabeth Olsson and Lars-Olof Wahlund},
  journal={Journal of geriatric psychiatry and neurology},
  year={2007},
  volume={20 1},
  pages={58-62}
}
The aim of this study was to investigate the influence of cognition on motor function using 2 simple everyday tasks, talking and walking, in younger subjects with Alzheimer's disease and mild cognitive impairment. A second aim was to evaluate reliability for the dual-task test Talking While Walking. Walking speed during single and dual task and time change between single and dual task were compared between groups. The test procedure was repeated after 1 week. Subjects with AD had lower walking… CONTINUE READING

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