Mentally Overestimating Motor Tasks May Cause Cognitive Fatigue in MS

Mentally Overestimating Motor Tasks May Cause Cognitive Fatigue in MS

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Mentally Overestimating Motor Tasks May Cause Cognitive Fatigue in MS

People with multiple sclerosis (MS) tend to mentally overestimate the time required to complete a short walking activity, causing cognitive fatigue that may affect their quality of life, a study reports. The connection between cognitive fatigue and imagined motor exercises may offer a potential therapeutic approach to improve motor function and quality of life in MS patients, the researchers said.  The study, “Spatial constraints and cognitive fatigue affect motor imagery of walking in people with…

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