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Investigating the viability of motoric task performance as a clinical biomarker in Huntington’s and Parkinson’s disease

Alternative title:
Motor performance testing using Android devices in Huntington's and Parkinson's disease
Abstract:

Evaluating hand tapping as a clinical biomarker in Parkinson and Huntington’s diseases, using an Android device was the objective of the study. A novel hand -tapping tool using an Android OS was developed over a year, which included 5 tapping tasks. The application was meant for installation on Samsung Galaxy 7” tablet devices. The tasks included finger tapping; metronome based tapping, simple and choice reaction time and was used to study a cross section of 45 controls of three different age...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
Oxford college:
St Cross College
Role:
Author

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Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
Role:
Supervisor
Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
Role:
Supervisor
Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
Role:
Supervisor
Publication date:
2014
Type of award:
MSc by Research
Level of award:
Masters
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK

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