Validity of the finger tapping test in Parkinson's disease, elderly and young healthy subjects: is there a role for central fatigue?


OBJECTIVE The main goal of this work is to evaluate the validity of the finger tapping test (FT) to detect alterations in rhythm formation. METHODS We use FT to study the alterations in motor rhythm in three different groups: Parkinson's patients, elderly healthy controls, and young healthy control subjects (HY). The test was performed in COMFORT and FAST… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.clinph.2012.04.001


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