Margaret K Mak

Summary

Affiliation: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Country: China

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The mini-BESTest can predict Parkinsonian recurrent fallers: a 6-month prospective study
    Margaret K Y Mak
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Hong Kong
    J Rehabil Med 45:565-71. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint The immediate effect of a novel audio-visual cueing strategy (simulated traffic lights) on dual-task walking in people with Parkinson's disease
    M K Y Mak
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
    Eur J Phys Rehabil Med 49:153-9. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Reduced step length, not step length variability is central to gait hypokinesia in people with Parkinson's disease
    Margaret K Y Mak
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 115:587-90. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Effect of cued training on motor evoked potential and cortical silent period in people with Parkinson's disease
    Margaret Mak
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
    Clin Neurophysiol 124:545-50. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Parkinsonian single fallers versus recurrent fallers: different fall characteristics and clinical features
    Margaret K Y Mak
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    J Neurol 257:1543-51. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Reaching and grasping a moving target is impaired in children with developmental coordination disorder
    Margaret K Y Mak
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
    Pediatr Phys Ther 22:384-91. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Balance confidence and functional mobility are independently associated with falls in people with Parkinson's disease
    Margaret K Y Mak
    Dept of Rehabilitation Sciences, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Hong Kong, China
    J Neurol 256:742-9. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Balance self-efficacy determines walking capacity in people with Parkinson's disease
    Margaret K Y Mak
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China
    Mov Disord 23:1936-9. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Sudden turn during walking is impaired in people with Parkinson's disease
    Margaret K Y Mak
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China
    Exp Brain Res 190:43-51. 2008
  10. pmc Limb collapse, rather than instability, causes failure in sit-to-stand performance among patients with parkinson disease
    Margaret K Y Mak
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Hong Kong
    Phys Ther 91:381-91. 2011

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. doi request reprint The mini-BESTest can predict Parkinsonian recurrent fallers: a 6-month prospective study
    Margaret K Y Mak
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Hong Kong
    J Rehabil Med 45:565-71. 2013
    ..To examine whether the Mini-Balance Evaluation Systems Test (Mini-BESTest) independently predicts recurrent falls in people with Parkinson's disease...
  2. ncbi request reprint The immediate effect of a novel audio-visual cueing strategy (simulated traffic lights) on dual-task walking in people with Parkinson's disease
    M K Y Mak
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
    Eur J Phys Rehabil Med 49:153-9. 2013
    ..Gait deficits are exacerbated during the addition of a concurrent cognitive task in individuals with Parkinson's disease (PD). The provision of auditory and/or visual cues has been reported to facilitate gait performance in these patients...
  3. doi request reprint Reduced step length, not step length variability is central to gait hypokinesia in people with Parkinson's disease
    Margaret K Y Mak
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 115:587-90. 2013
    ..The present study aimed to examine whether difference existed in amplitude and variability of step length between control and PD subjects if they walked at a similar speed...
  4. doi request reprint Effect of cued training on motor evoked potential and cortical silent period in people with Parkinson's disease
    Margaret Mak
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
    Clin Neurophysiol 124:545-50. 2013
    ..To examine whether training under visual cues could enhance motor cortical excitability and intracortical inhibition in individuals with Parkinson's disease (PD)...
  5. doi request reprint Parkinsonian single fallers versus recurrent fallers: different fall characteristics and clinical features
    Margaret K Y Mak
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    J Neurol 257:1543-51. 2010
    ..Findings from the present study suggest that P-NF/P-SF and P-RF may require different intervention strategies to prevent future falls...
  6. doi request reprint Reaching and grasping a moving target is impaired in children with developmental coordination disorder
    Margaret K Y Mak
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
    Pediatr Phys Ther 22:384-91. 2010
    ..To investigate the performance of reaching and grasping a moving target in children with developmental coordination disorder (DCD)...
  7. doi request reprint Balance confidence and functional mobility are independently associated with falls in people with Parkinson's disease
    Margaret K Y Mak
    Dept of Rehabilitation Sciences, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Hong Kong, China
    J Neurol 256:742-9. 2009
    ..Interventions to improve these modifiable risk factors could be useful in reducing future falls in the PD population and will require further study...
  8. doi request reprint Balance self-efficacy determines walking capacity in people with Parkinson's disease
    Margaret K Y Mak
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China
    Mov Disord 23:1936-9. 2008
    ..Improving balance confidence could be crucial in promoting walking capacity in PD population...
  9. doi request reprint Sudden turn during walking is impaired in people with Parkinson's disease
    Margaret K Y Mak
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China
    Exp Brain Res 190:43-51. 2008
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  10. pmc Limb collapse, rather than instability, causes failure in sit-to-stand performance among patients with parkinson disease
    Margaret K Y Mak
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Hong Kong
    Phys Ther 91:381-91. 2011
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  11. ncbi request reprint Validation of the Chinese translated Activities-Specific Balance Confidence scale
    Margaret K Mak
    Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 88:496-503. 2007
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  12. doi request reprint Fear of falling is independently associated with recurrent falls in patients with Parkinson's disease: a 1-year prospective study
    Margaret K Y Mak
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Hong Kong, China
    J Neurol 256:1689-95. 2009
    ..Findings of the present study highlight the importance of considering FoF during fall risk assessment in patients with PD...
  13. ncbi request reprint Mediolateral sway in single-leg stance is the best discriminator of balance performance for Tai-Chi practitioners
    Margaret K Mak
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Hong Kong
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 84:683-6. 2003
    ..To identify a balance measure that can best distinguish Tai-Chi from non-Tai-Chi practitioners and to examine whether longer Tai-Chi practice results in better balance control...
  14. ncbi request reprint Quantitative measurement of trunk rigidity in parkinsonian patients
    Margaret K Y Mak
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Hong Kong
    J Neurol 254:202-9. 2007
    ..Our results thus suggest that the objective method developed by us was reliable and could differentiate trunk rigidity in PD patients from that of healthy subjects...
  15. doi request reprint Development and validation of the Online Rivermead Behavioral Memory Test (OL-RBMT) for people with stroke
    David W K Man
    The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    NeuroRehabilitation 24:231-6. 2009
    ..041, P < 0.001). We consider that the reliability and validity of this newly developed online version of RBMT was established. Usability of the OL-RBMT was also discussed...
  16. doi request reprint Trunk muscle strength, but not trunk rigidity, is independently associated with bone mineral density of the lumbar spine in patients with Parkinson's disease
    Marco Y C Pang
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China
    Mov Disord 24:1176-82. 2009
    ..Further randomized controlled studies are required to determine whether trunk muscle strengthening exercise is effective in enhancing lumbar spine BMD...
  17. doi request reprint Muscle strength is significantly associated with hip bone mineral density in women with Parkinson's disease: a cross-sectional study
    Marco Y C Pang
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China
    J Rehabil Med 41:223-30. 2009
    ..To study the influence of physical impairments on hip bone mineral density in women with Parkinson's disease...
  18. ncbi request reprint Joint torques during sit-to-stand in healthy subjects and people with Parkinson's disease
    Margaret K Y Mak
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 18:197-206. 2003
    ..Design. A cross-sectional study utilizing a Parkinsonian and a control group...
  19. doi request reprint Influence of contraction type, speed, and joint angle on ankle muscle weakness in Parkinson's disease: implications for rehabilitation
    Marco Y Pang
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 93:2352-9. 2012
    ..To compare the ankle muscle strength and torque-angle relationship between individuals with Parkinson's disease (PD) and participants without impairments...
  20. ncbi request reprint Cued task-specific training is better than exercise in improving sit-to-stand in patients with Parkinson's disease: A randomized controlled trial
    Margaret K Y Mak
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
    Mov Disord 23:501-9. 2008
    ..05). Worth-noting is the improvements in AV group could be carried over to 2 weeks after treatment ended. These findings provided concrete evidence for the use of AV cued task-specific training to reeducate STS in patients with PD...
  21. ncbi request reprint Audiovisual cues can enhance sit-to-stand in patients with Parkinson's disease
    Margaret K Y Mak
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Hong Kong
    Mov Disord 19:1012-9. 2004
    ..These findings provide a scientific basis for the use of audiovisual signals to enhance STS performance in patients with PD...
  22. ncbi request reprint Switching of movement direction is central to parkinsonian bradykinesia in sit-to-stand
    Margaret K Y Mak
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, Republic of China
    Mov Disord 17:1188-95. 2002
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  23. ncbi request reprint The speed of sit-to-stand can be modulated in Parkinson's disease
    Margaret K Y Mak
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Hong Kong, China
    Clin Neurophysiol 116:780-9. 2005
    ..To evaluate whether Parkinsonian patients could modify the speed of a sit-to-stand (STS) task to the same extent as that of healthy subjects...