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Lifespan data on postural balance in multiple standing positions.

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Summary of "Lifespan data on postural balance in multiple standing positions."

Maintaining balance is important throughout life. The Nintendo Wii Balance Board (WBB) can give reliable quantitative measures of postural balance, but reference data are lacking. Furthermore, one-leg standing balance across the adult lifespan is not fully described. The aim of the study was (1) to provide reference data on postural balance in multiple standing positions using a WBB, (2) to determine an age cut-off for the ability to stand on one-leg in men and women.

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Name: Gait & posture
ISSN: 1879-2219
Pages: 68-73

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