The Effects of a Postural Balance Training Program on Balance, Gait and Health-Related Quality of Life in Patients with Essential Tremor

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KARA B., Kahraman T., Tomruk M. S., DÖNMEZ ÇOLAKOĞLU B., Kusbeci O. Y.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF NEUROLOGY, vol.24, no.1, pp.43-48, 2018 (ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 24 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/tnd.76148
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.43-48
  • Keywords: Balance training, essential tremor, gait, quality of life, CONFIDENCE, SYSTEM, ADULTS, STIMULATION, SPECIFICITY, DISORDER, EFFICACY, SCALE
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes


Objective: Although the effectiveness of postural balance training on balance and gait impairment has been proven as an effective treatment approach in several patient and healthy populations, its effectiveness in patients with essential tremor (ET) is yet unknown. The aim was to examine the effects of postural balance training program on balance and gait performance, and health-related quality of life in patients with ET.