Examining conscious motor processing and the role of internal and external attention focus instructions on muscle efficiency and gait parameters during walking by older adults at risk of falling in Hong Kong: Implications for rehabilitation.


Grant Data
Project Title
Examining conscious motor processing and the role of internal and external attention focus instructions on muscle efficiency and gait parameters during walking by older adults at risk of falling in Hong Kong: Implications for rehabilitation.
Principal Investigator
Dr Wong, Wai Lung Thomson   (Principal investigator)
Duration
30
Start Date
2016-01-01
Completion Date
2018-06-30
Amount
634278
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Keywords
Older Adults in Hong Kong, Elderly Falls, Conscious Motor Processing, Attention Focus Instruction, Walking
Discipline
Psychology
Panel
Humanities & Social Sciences (H)
Sponsor
RGC Early Career Scheme (ECS)
HKU Project Code
27608815
Grant Type
Early Career Scheme (ECS)
Funding Year
2015/2016
Status
On-going
Objectives
2) Examine the effect of different internal and external attention focus instructions on locomotor muscle efficiency and walking stability of older non-fallers. 3) Examine the effect of different internal and external attention focus instructions on locomotor muscle efficiency and walking stability of older fallers.