- By Dana Sparks
Slow Gait and Short Stride Associated With Cognitive Decline
Having a slow gait and a short stride is associated with an increased risk of cognitive decline, according to Mayo Clinic research presented at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference. Study author and Mayo Clinic neurologist Rodolfo Savica, M.D., says, "These results support a possible role of gait changes as an early predictor of cognitive impairment."
Soundbites with study author Dr. Savica are in the downloads above.
Expert title for broadcast cg: Dr. Rodolfo Savica, Mayo Clinic Neurologist
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