Improvements in temporal and postural aspects of gait vary following single- and multi-modal training in individuals with Parkinson's disease.

Affiliation

Department of Biomedical Engineering, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA; Center for Neurological Restoration, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

Gait deteriorates under dual task conditions in individuals with Parkinson's disease (PD). Therapeutic interventions have the potential to improve dual task performance, although it remains unclear how training affects gait performance under varying cognitive domains. The primary aim of this trial was to determine the effect of an 8-week single- or multi-modal gait and cognitive training intervention on dual task performance across cognitive domains in individuals with PD.

Keywords

Cognition,Dual task,Gait,Parkinson's disease,Single task,