Goal-directed secondary motor tasks: their effects on gait in subjects with Parkinson disease.

@article{Bond2000GoaldirectedSM,
  title={Goal-directed secondary motor tasks: their effects on gait in subjects with Parkinson disease.},
  author={Julian Bond and Mark K Morris},
  journal={Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation},
  year={2000},
  volume={81 1},
  pages={110-6}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the effects of secondary motor tasks of three levels of difficulty on the spatial and temporal parameters of gait in subjects with Parkinson disease (PD) compared with control subjects. DESIGN A two-group repeated measures design using a sample of convenience. Subjects performed 10-meter gait trials walking (1) freely, (2) carrying a tray, and (3) carrying a tray with four plastic glasses. SETTING Subjects were tested in the gait laboratory at Kingston Centre… CONTINUE READING