Comparative Efficacy of Two Different Dual-task Balance Interventions

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Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria for Stroke Individuals:
- first-ever stroke with onset duration more than 3 months
- able to walk 10 m
- no severe vision, hearing, and language problems
Inclusion Criteria for Healthy elderly:
- more than 65 years old
- able to walk 10 m
- no neurological or musculoskeletal diagnosis
- no severe vision, hearing, cognition, and language problems.

Exclusion Criteria

- orthopedic and other neurological disorders that affect walking
- other treatments that could influence the effects of the interventions (e.g., recent Botulin toxin treatment of the lower extremity)
- moderate or severe cognitive impairments (score <21 on Mini-Mental State Examination)
- severe uncorrected visual deficits