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Impact of an additional task on gait parameters in older adults with dementia

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Introduction: This study contributes to assess the impact of an additional task on the gait parameters in elderly people with dementia. Summary of facts: Each patient completed a locomotor test in situation of single and dual-task. The gait quality was assessed using the Locometrix to collect the following parameters: speed, stride length, cadence, regularity, power. Conclusion: The gait quality of patients is significantly impaired in dual-task situation. Consideration must be conducted to provide a specific program activity for these patients to maintain their autonomy.
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hal-00911838 , version 1 (30-11-2013)

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Benjamin Kammoun, C Laval, Joëlle Bonis, Sophie Peyrichou, Achille Edem Tchalla, et al.. Impact of an additional task on gait parameters in older adults with dementia. Science & Sports, 2014, 29 (6), pp.324-326. ⟨10.1016/j.scispo.2013.10.003⟩. ⟨hal-00911838⟩
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