The dynamics of resting and postural tremor in Parkinson's disease.

  title={The dynamics of resting and postural tremor in Parkinson's disease.},
  author={David E. Vaillancourt and Karl M. Newell},
  journal={Clinical neurophysiology : official journal of the International Federation of Clinical Neurophysiology},
  volume={111 11},
OBJECTIVE The study examines the time and frequency structure of Parkinson's disease tremor in patients that exhibit no clinical signs of tremor. METHODS Eight mild to moderate Parkinson's disease and 8 matched control subjects maintained their limb in a constant position (30 s) under a postural finger, postural hand and resting tremor condition. Finger acceleration from the middle phalange, electromyographic (EMG) activity from extensor digitorum communis and flexor digitorum superficialis… CONTINUE READING
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