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Characterization of social cognition impairment in multiple sclerosis

Neuhaus, Matthias ; Bagutti, S. ; Yaldizli, O. ; Zwahlen, D. ; Schaub, S. ; Frey, B. ; Fischer-Barnicol, B. ; Martory, J.-M. Burgunderd , M.-D. ; Pöttgen, J. ; Annoni, Jean-Marie ; Penner, I.-K.

In: European Journal of Neurology, 2017, p. -

Multiple sclerosis (MS) has been associated with deficits in social cognition. However, little is known about which domains of social cognition are predominantly affected and what other factors are associated with it. The aim was (i) to characterize social cognition deficit in a group of MS outpatients and (ii) to relate impairment in social cognition to overall cognitive status, depression...

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The influence of the gait-related arm swing on elevation gain measured by sport watches

Ammann, Rahel ; Taube, Wolfgang ; Neuhaus, Matthias ; Wyss, Thomas

In: Journal of Human Kinetics, 2016, vol. 50, no. 2, p. 53–60

The elevation gain is an important contributor to the total workload in endurance sports. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the influence of the arm swing on elevation gain in three sport watches (Garmin® Forerunner 910XT, Polar® RS800CX and Suunto® Ambit2) on a flat 400 m outdoor track. Altogether, a total of 120 repetitions of 1,200 m were performed at self-selected speeds...