Track topics on Twitter Track topics that are important to you
Background: Impairment in the control of balance is a common problem among elderly patients especially whom with osteoarthritis (OA).
Aim: The aim of this study was to compare the effects of single-task and dual-task training on balance performance in the elderly osteoarthritic patients with balance impairment.
Fifty elderly osteoarthritic patients with balance impairment were included into this study. Patients were randomly assigned to single task balance training (Group 1) or dual-task balance training (Group 2) groups. Balance activities were given to both groups for 3 times a week for 4 weeks. Patients in group 2 also performed cognitive tasks simultaneously with these exercises. Patients were evaluated with Berg balance scale (BBS), kinesthetic ability trainer (KAT 2000) static and dynamic scores, timed up and go test (TUTG) and walking speed for single and dual tasks, number of stopping and Activities Specific Balance Confidence (ABC) Scale at the baseline and at the end of 4 weeks.
single task balance training, dual task balance training
Published on BioPortfolio: 2018-08-03T15:20:13-0400
The objective of this study is to investigate the effect of dual-task training at impairment, disability, and participation levels for stroke survivors and investigate possible factors aff...
Dual task training has been shown to reduce the risk of falls more than single task training. However, there have been no studies which compared the effects of single task training, dual t...
The importance of potent rehabilitation with dual task balance and gait training is improving and also there have been divergent opinions about the effectiveness of Motor Imagery on balanc...
Stroke is one of the most common chronic disabling conditions in Hong Kong. People after stroke may suffer from certain degree of physical impairment and disability. Resuming safe ambulati...
Most of the daily life activities include dual task performance. Unlike conventional physiotherapy approaches, dual task training aims to improve both motor performance and cognitive perfo...
Motor cortical contribution was shown to be important for balance control and for ballistic types of movements. However, little is known about the role of cortical inhibitory mechanisms and even less ...
Human decisions can be habitual or goal-directed, also known as model-free (MF) or model-based (MB) control. Previous work suggests that the balance between the two decision systems is impaired in psy...
Gait impairments in Parkinson's disease (PD) are aggravated under dual task conditions. Providing effective training to enhance different dual task gait performance is important for PD rehabilitation....
Assessment of balance is key to identifying individuals with postural control deficits and an increased fall risk. Subjects may compensate for their deficits by utilizing other strategies; to avoid th...
Dual-task (simultaneous motor and cognitive task) (DT) training via virtual-reality exergaming is known to benefit balance control post-stroke. However, the efficacy of such training on DT balance con...
The observation and analysis of movements in a task with an emphasis on the amount of time required to perform the task.
Financial support for training including both student stipends and loans and training grants to institutions.
Component of the NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH. It conducts and supports biomedical research and research training on normal mechanisms as well as diseases and disorders of hearing, balance, smell, taste, voice, speech, and language. It was established in 1988.
On the job training programs for personnel carried out within an institution or agency. It includes orientation programs.
Homeostatic control of the immune system by secretion of different cytokines by the Th1 and Th2 cells. The concentration dependent binding of the various cytokines to specific receptors determines the balance (or imbalance leading to disease).
Arthritis is by definition the inflammation of one or more joints, characterized by swelling, pain, warmth, redness and diminished range of joint movement (Oxford Medical Dictionary). There are many different types; Noninflammatory; Osteoarthritis, N...