Friedreich ataxia (FRDA) is the most common of the inherited ataxias. We have suggested that people with FRDA may have impairment in cognitive and/or psychomotor capacity either due to disturbance of projections of the cerebellum to the cortex, direct cortical pathology or perhaps both. To further explore this possibility, we used a movement task incorporating Fitts Law, a robust description of the relationship between movement time and accuracy in goal-directed aiming movements.
|Pages (from-to)||382 - 390|
|Number of pages||9|
|Publication status||Published - 2011|