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Sensorial and spacial manipulation on the gait of healthy elderly and patients with Parkinsons Disease

Grant number: 13/01041-2
Support type:Research Grants - Visiting Researcher Grant - International
Duration: May 26, 2013 - June 04, 2013
Field of knowledge:Health Sciences - Physical Education
Principal Investigator:Lilian Teresa Bucken Gobbi
Grantee:Lilian Teresa Bucken Gobbi
Visiting researcher: Stephen Ronald Lord
Visiting researcher institution: Neuroscience Research Australia, Australia
Home Institution: Instituto de Biociências (IB). Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP). Campus de Rio Claro. Rio Claro , SP, Brazil

Abstract

Professor Stephen Lord will develop his staying (May 27 to June 6, 2013) the following activities: 1. Visit some laboratories and give a Lecture in Graduate Programs: Motricity Sciences and Technologies and Human Development; 2. Participate in the VIII Congresso Internacional de Educação Física e Motricidade Humana e XIV Simpósio Paulista de Educação Física, to be held from May 29 to June 1, 2013, in the Department of Physical Education (IB-UNESP, Rio Claro), giving the conference entitled "Physical Education and Boundaries of rehabilitation"; 3. Visit the Graduate Program in Functional Performance and Rehabilitation, Faculty of Medicine of Ribeirão Preto - USP - Ribeirão Preto. With discussions of research projects with graduate students and professors of that program; 4. Preparation of cooperative research projects to be submitted to international founding research agencies, seeking to develop cooperative activities between the Brazilian institutions and the Neuroscience Research Australia - Sydney, Australia; 5. Participation in meetings at the LEPLO - Posture and Locomotion Studies Laboratory - to discuss and organize text sets. (AU)