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International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society
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Dual-Task Gait and Balance Assessment

Target population: Patients with Parkinson's Disease 

Measures:  Gait / Mobility 

Clinical support: Monitoring 

The app can enable the remote assessment of gait and balance, especially in dual task condition, in different environments, including the clinical laboratory or in the use's home. By using the app, the standing postural sway and gait variability can be automatically characterized. It is user-friendly and the tests can be completed by older adults and people with PD by just simply putting the phone into the pocket and following the automatic cue from the app. No training or high-tech expertise is needed to use this application. 
 


Languages:  English

Platform:  Mobile Phone (iPhone, Android) 

User interfaces:  Patients, Caregivers (professional/non-professional), Research study personnel, Doctors, Therapists

Additional Features:

  • Unlimited amount of participants
  • Can generate a database
  • Control data available
  • Support for usage/test-setting/analysis. Additional cost
  • Data storage in cloud-based server
  • User owns the data. Development team can manage it with IRB approval.

 


For more information:
Junhong Zhou, Brad Manor
junhongzhou@hsl.harvard.edu 

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