Comparison between investigations of induced stepping postural responses and voluntary steps to better detect community-dwelling elderly fallers.

Abstract

In this paper, we review a physiological task that is predominant in preventing humans from falling, but that simultaneously also challenges balance: taking a step. In particular, two variants of this task are presented and compared: the voluntary step versus a step induced by an external and unpredictable perturbation. We show that, while these contribute… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.neucli.2015.07.003

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