Response to: staircase climbing is not solely a visual compensation strategy to alleviate freezing of gait in Parkinson’s disease

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Prof. Bastiaan R. Bloem was supported by a research grant of the National Parkinson Foundation. Sabine Janssen was supported by a research grant from the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research.

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Janssen, S., van Wezel, R., Soneji, M. et al. Response to: staircase climbing is not solely a visual compensation strategy to alleviate freezing of gait in Parkinson’s disease. J Neurol 264, 177–178 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00415-016-8354-2

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Keywords

  • Visual Working Memory
  • Visual Imagery
  • Climbing Stair
  • Overground Walking
  • Visual Compensation