The Analysis of Correlation between MOCAP-Based and UPDRS-Based Evaluation of Gait in Parkinson’s Disease Patients

  • Magdalena Lachor
  • Adam Świtoński
  • Magdalena Boczarska-Jedynak
  • Stanisław Kwiek
  • Konrad Wojciechowski
  • Andrzej Polański
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8609)


The most common method used by neurologist to evalute the Parkinson’s Disease patients are different rating scales. They give overall picture of the PD patient, but are not objective and different experts can make different observations. In this article the results of correlation between UPDRS evaluation and different quality measures calculated based on MOCAP data recorded during walking for group of PD patients with implanted DBS stimulator have beed presented. This is a continuation of our previous research related to analysis of gait in Parkinson’s Disease Patients.


Parkinson’s disease UPDRS gait MOCAP 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Magdalena Lachor
    • 1
  • Adam Świtoński
    • 1
  • Magdalena Boczarska-Jedynak
    • 3
  • Stanisław Kwiek
    • 4
  • Konrad Wojciechowski
    • 2
  • Andrzej Polański
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of InformaticsSilesian University of TechnologyGliwicePoland
  2. 2.Polish-Japanese Institute of Information TechnologyBytomPoland
  3. 3.Department of Neurorehabilitation, Departament of NeurologyMedical University of Silesia, Central University HospitalKatowicePoland
  4. 4.Departament of NeurosurgeryMedical University of Silesia, Central University HospitalKatowicePoland

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