Clinical assessment of balance: normative data, and gender and age effects.

@article{Vereeck2008ClinicalAO,
  title={Clinical assessment of balance: normative data, and gender and age effects.},
  author={Luc Vereeck and Floris L. Wuyts and Steven Truijen and Paul Van de Heyning},
  journal={International journal of audiology},
  year={2008},
  volume={47 2},
  pages={67-75}
}
The purpose of this study was to provide age specific normative data of clinical gait and balance tests and to determine to what extent gender contributes to differences in postural control. Standing balance and walking performance was tested in 318 asymptomatic adults. The logistic regression, using both 10- and 30-second time limits as a dichotomization point, revealed a significant age effect for standing on foam with eyes closed, tandem Romberg with eyes closed (TR-EC), and one leg stance… CONTINUE READING

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