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Volume 2014, Article ID 259547, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/259547
Research Article

The Effect of Different Types of Walking on Dual-Task Performance and Task Prioritization among Community-Dwelling Older Adults

1Department of Nursing, Faculty of Social Welfare & Health Sciences, University of Haifa, Mount Carmel, 31905 Haifa, Israel
2Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Social Welfare & Health Sciences, University of Haifa, Mount Carmel, 31905 Haifa, Israel
3Department of Occupational Therapy, Faculty of Social Welfare & Health Sciences, University of Haifa, Mount Carmel, 31905 Haifa, Israel
4Department of Occupational Therapy, Sheba Medical Center, 5262000 Tel Hashomer, Israel

Received 24 July 2014; Revised 5 November 2014; Accepted 10 November 2014; Published 23 November 2014

Academic Editor: Graziano Onder

Copyright © 2014 Maayan Agmon 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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