The effects of a concurrent motor task on walking in Alzheimer's disease.

@article{Wittwer2014TheEO,
  title={The effects of a concurrent motor task on walking in Alzheimer's disease.},
  author={Joanne E. Wittwer and Kate Webster and Keith R Hill},
  journal={Gait & posture},
  year={2014},
  volume={39 1},
  pages={291-6}
}
The important relationship between cognition and gait in people with dementia has been explored with dual-task studies using added cognitive tasks. Effects of less commonly studied but also attention-dividing motor dual-tasks are important to assess in this group as they are common in everyday function and may affect gait differently from cognitive dual-tasks. They may also be easier to comprehend allowing their application with more severe cognitive impairment. The aim of this study was to… CONTINUE READING