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DOI: 10.1016/j.bjpt.2018.03.004
Gait parameters, functional mobility and fall risk in individuals with early to moderate primary open angle glaucoma: a cross-sectional study
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Henrique de Alencar Gomes, Bruno de Souza Moreira, Rosana Ferreira Sampaio, Sheyla Rossana Cavalcanti Furtado, Sebastião Cronemberger, Roberto de Alencar Gomes, Renata Noce Kirkwood
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  • This study examined the influence of glaucoma on gait, functional tests and fall risk.

  • Visual contrast sensitivity and proprioception were different between glaucoma and control groups.

  • Dynamic Gait Index-Brazil score was significantly different between glaucoma and control groups.

  • Glaucoma group spent more time to perform the Timed Up and Go test than control group.

  • Glaucoma group presented higher fall risk compared to the control group.

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