Table 6

Performance of motor-cognitive dual task during pretest, interim test, and posttest
Simultaneous training (N= 18) Single cognitive training (N= 12) Control group (N= 21)
Pretest Interim Posttest Pretest Interim Posttest Pretest Interim Posttest
Variable M SD M SD M SD M SD M SD M SD M SD M SD M SD
ST Gait Velocity (m/s) 1.21 0.20 1.24 0.20 1.22 0.19 1.18 0.15 1.17 0.13 1.21 0.17 1.18 0.16 1.17 0.17 1.23 0.15
DT Gait Velocity (m/s) 1.00 0.17 1.07 0.25 1.07 0.20 1.07 0.18 1.12 0.16 1.12 0.20 1.02 0.18 1.08 0.17 1.12 0.14
ST Gait Variability 3.23 1.17 3.23 1.22 3.34 1.40 3.08 0.94 3.12 0.64 3.63 2.13 3.04 0.81 3.17 1.16 3.16 1.17
DT Gait Variability 4.89 3.18 3.80 2.11 3.38 1.02 3.44 1.56 2.78 1.22 3.28 1.04 3.47 1.60 3.62 1.65 3.53 1.31
Correct Calculations 3.33 1.94 4.11 2.37 4.17 2.20 4.33 1.47 6.27 2.00 5.45 2.70 3.58 2.58 4.18 2.04 4.53 2.85
Errors 0.83 1.15 0.83 1.92 1.00 1.14 1.00 1.00 0.27 0.47 0.64 0.67 1.06 1.14 0.82 0.95 0.88 1.22

Notes. ST = Single Task, DT = Dual Task.

Theill et al.

Theill et al. BMC Neuroscience 2013 14:103   doi:10.1186/1471-2202-14-103

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