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International Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 674589, 6 pages
Adaptive Walking in Alzheimer's Disease
1Laboratório de Estudos da Postura e da Locomoção, Departamento de Educação Física, Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP), Avenida 24-A, 1515 Bela Vista, 13506-900 Rio Claro, SP, Brazil
2UNICAMP, State University of Campinas, Av. Albert Einstein, 763 Cidade Universitária 13083-852 Campinas, SP, Brazil
Received 6 March 2012; Accepted 17 July 2012
Academic Editor: Ricardo Nitrini
Copyright © 2012 Diego Orcioli-Silva et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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