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Somnambulism

Known as: sleepwalk, Wandering, Nocturnal, Sleepwalking 
A parasomnia characterized by a partial arousal that occurs during stage IV of non-REM sleep. Affected individuals exhibit semipurposeful behaviors… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Gait variability has been correlated with fall risk in the elderly. Older adults typically display greater variability than young… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Many patients with assumed idiopathic REM sleep behavior disorder (RBD) may actually represent an early clinical manifestation of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
CONTEXT Both comorbid conditions and functional measures predict mortality in older adults, but few prognostic indexes combine… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
OBJECTIVES To examine test-retest reliability of the Timed Up & Go (TUG) test, its ability to differentiate subjects with chronic… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
PURPOSE The purpose of this investigation was to compare the concurrent accuracy of the CSA accelerometer and the Yamax pedometer… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND The role of walking, as compared with vigorous exercise, in the prevention of cardiovascular disease remains… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
OBJECTIVES Although cognitive impairment is known to be a major risk factor for falls in older individuals, the role of cognitive… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Readers of the medical literature wonder whether they should still make time to read case reports and case series. How should… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
At self-selected walking speeds, elderly compared with young adults generate decreased joint torques and powers in the lower… Expand
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
We developed the Falls Efficacy Scale (FES), an instrument to measure fear of falling, based on the operational definition of… Expand
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