Specific influences of cerebellar dysfunctions on gait.

  title={Specific influences of cerebellar dysfunctions on gait.},
  author={Winfried Ilg and Heidrun Golla and Peter Thier and Martin A. Giese},
  journal={Brain : a journal of neurology},
  volume={130 Pt 3},
Cerebellar ataxic gait is characterized by unsteady movements and variable gait patterns. Previous studies have successfully identified pathological changes of balance-related gait parameters. However, it has been difficult to demonstrate deficits of joint coordination and the control of limb dynamics. This has motivated the hypothesis that cerebellar ataxic gait might be affected predominantly by balance impairments. We investigated the influences of different types of cerebellar dysfunction… 

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