COVID-19 and its impact on human motor control

Document title: COVID-19 and its impact on human motor control
Journal: Brazilian Journal of Motor Behavior
System number: 000443445
ISSN: 2446-4902
Authors: 1
Institutions: 1Neuroscience Research Australia, Falls, Balance and Injury Research Centre, Sydney, Nueva Gales del Sur. Australia
2Centro Universitario Leao Sampaio, Juazeiro do Norte, Ceara. Brasil
3Universidade Federal de Sergipe, Lagarto, Sergipe. Brasil
4Universidade Estadual Paulista "Julio de Mesquita Filho", Instituto de Biociencias, Rio Claro, Sao Paulo. Brasil
Volumen: 15
Number: 1
Pages: 9-19
Country: Brasil
Language: Inglés
Document type: Artículo
Approach: Analítico, descriptivo
English abstract COVID-19 is affecting people differently worldwide with its impact ranging from pneumonia, acute respiratory distress syndrome to death. The direct and indirect effects of COVID-19 on a person’s motor control including on the execution of balance and gait tasks varies. This paper outlines why this may occur and explores neurological complications, mental health, cardiorespiratory complications, hospitalization and reduced physical activity level from COVID-19, and how these issues might affect human motor control. This paper also suggests how these issues may be minimised through strategies such as telehealth and physical exercise programs
Disciplines: Medicina
Keyword: Virus,
Terapéutica y rehabilitación,
Complicaciones neurológicas,
Complicaciones cardiorrespiratorias,
Control motor,
Balance postural
Keyword: Virus,
Therapeutics and rehabilitation,
Neurological complications,
Cardiorespiratory complications,
Motor control,
Postural balance
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