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Proprioception and vestibular alterations affect postural control in children with mild autism: A pilot study
Background: Individuals diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) exhibit some type of motor control impairment, for instance, motor apraxia and history of gross motor delay that could lead to increased risk of fall. ...
Evaluation of controlled type II diabetics ascending and descending a ramp surface at an imposed speed: A case-control study
Background: Patients with diabetes have been shown to suffer from increased fall risk. Research shows that this risk is higher on irregular surfaces. Existing studies evaluate gait on irregular surfaces, such as stairs, ...
Autonomic nervous system assessment in people with HIV: A cross-sectional study
Background: People diagnosed with HIV may exhibit orthostatic hypotension (OH) as a result of the infection and of secondary effects of medications. Such impairments are attributed to autonomic nervous system (ANS) deficits. ...