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Impact of Obesity on Postural Control

2014-07-23 21:09:30 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The goal of the present study was to objectively evaluate the postural behaviour of type II obese patients as compared to adults showing a normal body mass index (BMI) in critical postural tasks.

Study Design

Observational Model: Case-Crossover, Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional

Conditions

Balance

Status

Completed

Source

Université Joseph Fourier

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:09:30-0400

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