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Parkinson’s Disease
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 856237, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/856237
Research Article

Community Walking in People with Parkinson's Disease

1School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD 4072, Australia
2Melbourne School of Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC 3010, Australia
3Department of Human Physiology, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97401, USA

Received 29 July 2011; Accepted 9 September 2011

Academic Editor: Gammon M. Earhart

Copyright © 2012 Robyn M. Lamont 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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