July 10, 2020
Fariborz Rahimi

Fariborz Rahimi

Academic rank: Assistant professor
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Education: Ph.D in ٍElectrical Engineering-Control & Biomedical Engineering
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Faculty: Faculty of Engineering
Department: Electrical Engineering

Research

Title
Using ecological whole body kinematics to evaluate effects of medication adjustment in Parkinson disease
Type Article
Keywords
Kinematics, whole body, effects of medication, Parkinson disease
Researchers Fariborz Rahimi، Carina Bee، Christian Duval، Patrick Boissy، Roderick Edwards، Mandar Jog

Abstract

Functional motor impairments including mobility are major reasons for clinical intervention and medication adjustment in symptomatic therapy for Parkinson's disease (PD). Outcome measures used to assess the impact of medication are mostly based on patients' memory or diaries which, considering the gaps between visits, are neither objective nor very reliable