Liane M Lopes

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Previous studies suggested that skin stimulation by using medical tape glued to the skin over the Achilles tendon can improve postural control in young adults. Such strategy can be valuable if helping to improve postural control in the elderly. Here, we tested the effects of skin stimulation on the postural control of elderly while standing barefoot.(More)
It has been suggested that skin stimulation using tape glued to the skin over the Achilles tendon helps to improve postural control. It was recently shown that these effects might emerge only after muscle fatigue and not during non-fatigue standing. Here we tested the influence of skin stimulation on postural control before and after fatigue of ankle(More)
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