Evidence for a Selectively Regulated Prioritization Shift Depending on Walking Situations in Older Adults

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Salkovic, Dina; Hobert, Markus A.; Bellut, Carolin; Funer, Florian; Renno, Sarah; Haertner, Linda; Hasmann, Sandra E.; Staebler, Jana; Geritz, Johanna; Suenkel, Ulrike; Fallgatter, Andreas J.; Eschweiler, Gerhard W.; Berg, Daniela; Maetzler, Walter;
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Journal: Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience,volume 9 (issn: 1663-4365, eissn: 1663-4365)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3389/fnagi.2017.00075, pmc: PMC5378715
  • Subject: gait | Neuroscience | trail making test | Original Research | aging | dual tasking | cognitive flexibility | executive function | prioritization
    mesheuropmc: human activities

Background: Older adults have increased risks of balance issues and falls when walking and performing turns in daily situations. Changes of prioritization during different walking situations associated with dual tasking may contribute to these deficits. The objective of... View more
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