PhD defence Rob van Lummel

On March 30th McRoberts founder and CEO Rob van Lummel will defend his dissertation called "Assessing Sit-to-Stand for Clinical Use" at the Faculty of Behavioural and Movement Sciences, VU University Amsterdam.

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My McRoberts: Study overview improved

My McRoberts now also provides project progress in an instant: when you select a project, a matrix with subjects and visits will be displayed.

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Gait stability in Parkinson’s disease

Gait and cognitive dysfunction in Parkinson's disease are partly related to an underlying cholinergic deficit. A randomized controlled trial that was recently published in Lancet Neurology investigated the effect of Rivastigmine, to ameliorate the cholinergic deficit, on gait variability in PD patients. The DynaPort Hybrid was used in this study to assess gait variability by means of the standard deviation of step times.

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What you can do and what you actually do

A paper by McRoberts’ founder and CEO Rob van Lummel on physical function in old age appeared in PLoS ONE this month. This paper demonstrates that, although physical performance (what you can do) and physical activity (what you actually do) are associated domains of physical function, older adults who do very well on physical performance tests are not per se more active.

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McRoberts Gebruikersdag 2015

The "gebruikersdag" is a symposium for Dutch speaking users of the MoveMonitor which will be held on November 20, November 2015. Because this event will be in Dutch, information about the event is also in Dutch.

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