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Falls and working individuals: role of extrinsic and intrinsic factors
Falls are frequent occupational accidents involving workers and lead to important social and economic consequences both for the individual and for the employer. Different factors can modify balanceExpand
Influence of Different Types of Progressive Idiopathic Scoliosis on Static and Dynamic Postural Control
Study Design. Balance control assessment of static and dynamic conditions was performed to study the effects of progressive idiopathic scoliosis on postural control in 102 adolescents. Objective. ToExpand
EFFECTS OF EXERCISE-INDUCED FATIGUE WITH AND WITHOUT HYDRATION ON STATIC POSTURAL CONTROL IN ADULT HUMAN SUBJECTS
Postural instability can be the result of various factors, including fatigue. Although it is well known that exercise-induced fatigue may be responsible for a decrease in performance, its effects onExpand
Bilateral subthalamic nucleus stimulation improves balance control in Parkinson’s disease
Background: Parkinson’s disease (PD), the most common basal ganglia degenerative disease, affects balance control, especially when patients change balance strategy during postural tasks. BilateralExpand
Posturography and Risk of Recurrent Falls in Healthy Non-Institutionalized Persons Aged Over 65
Background: A poor postural stability in older people is associated with an increased risk of falling. The posturographic tool has widely been used to assess balance control; however, its value inExpand
Physical activity improves gaze and posture control in the elderly
Ageing is associated with a decrease in the quality of balance regulation, in particular through dysfunctions of gaze control and postural stabilization, which results in an increased risk ofExpand
Sensorimotor specificities in balance control of expert fencers and pistol shooters.
Motor skills during sport activity are influenced by practice-related constraints and leads to the development of appropriate postural sensorimotor strategies. Fencing is highly requiring visualExpand
Differentiated influence of off-road and on-road cycling practice on balance control and the related-neurosensory organization.
This study aimed to determine the sensorimotor strategies privileged by mountain bikers (MTB) and road cyclists (RC) for balance control. Twenty-four MTB and 24 RC (off-road Olympics, world,Expand
Effects of physical and sporting activities on balance control in elderly people.
OBJECTIVE: Balance disorders increase with aging and raise the risk of accidental falls in the elderly. It has been suggested that the practice of physical and sporting activities (PSA) efficientlyExpand
Relationships of job, age, and life conditions with the causes and severity of occupational injuries in construction workers
ObjectivesTo assess the relationships of job, age, and life conditions with the causes and severity of occupational injuries in male construction labourers.MethodsThe sample included 880 maleExpand
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