Postural control anomalies in children with Tourette syndrome

  title={Postural control anomalies in children with Tourette syndrome},
  author={Martin Lemay and Nicolas Termoz and Paul Lesp{\'e}rance and Sylvain Chouinard and Guy Rouleau and François Richer},
  journal={Experimental Brain Research},
The goal of the present study was to determine whether postural control is affected in Gilles-de-la-Tourette syndrome (TS). Center of pressure (COP) displacements were recorded in children with TS and unaffected siblings in three conditions using a force platform: (1) Eyes-Open, (2) Eyes-Closed, (3) One-Leg standing with eyes open. The COP range and velocity were higher in children with TS than in unaffected siblings in all conditions. These differences could not be attributed to age, present… CONTINUE READING
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