Medication status and dual-tasking on turning strategies in Parkinson disease.


Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Western University, Canada; London Movement Disorder Centre, Canada. Electronic address: [Email]


Parkinson disease (PD) patients have turning impairments that may increase fall risk. Clinics lack specialized kinematic equipment used in gait and turn analysis and require a simple method to evaluate fall risk and advise patients in turning strategy selection.


Dual-tasking,Gait,Medication state,Motor control,Movement disorders,Parkinson disease,Turning strategies,