publication . Other literature type . Article . 2013

Repercussão do uso da plataforma do Nintendo® Wii Fit™ plus no treinamento sensório-motor do freezing da marcha na doença de Parkinson

Giovanna Barros Goncalves;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Oct 2013
  • Publisher: Academia Brasileira de Neurologia - ABNEURO
Abstract
Gait disturbances are one of the main limiting factors for autonomy and quality of life in individuals with Parkinson’s disease (PD), and freezing of gait (FoG) is a common phenomenon that affects one-third of this population. Thus the effect of the implementation of a therapeutic program in a sensorimotor virtual environment through the Nintendo® Wii Fit™ plus platform on the motor impairment caused by FoG in individuals with PD is analyzed. A sample of 30 volunteers with PD was subdivided into a control group (CG), consisting of participants without FoG, and the experimental group (EG), consisting of individuals with FoG. Those selected were assessed before an...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: genetic structures
free text keywords: Parkinsons disease, freezing of gait, rehabilitation, Nintendo, Neurosciences. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry, RC321-571
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