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Rehabilitation Research and Practice
Volume 2014, Article ID 170304, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/170304
Research Article

Allocation of Attentional Resources toward a Secondary Cognitive Task Leads to Compromised Ankle Proprioceptive Performance in Healthy Young Adults

1Global Robot Academia Laboratory, Green Computing Systems Research Organization, Waseda University, 27 Waseda-cho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 162-0042, Japan
2Graduate School of Creative Science and Engineering, Waseda University, 3-4-1 Okubo, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 169-8555, Japan

Received 22 October 2013; Accepted 14 December 2013; Published 2 January 2014

Academic Editor: K. S. Sunnerhagen

Copyright © 2014 Kazuhiro Yasuda 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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