Effect of articulatory and mental tasks on postural control.

@article{Yardley1999EffectOA,
  title={Effect of articulatory and mental tasks on postural control.},
  author={Lucy Yardley and Mark Gardner and Alex Leadbetter and Nilli Lavie},
  journal={Neuroreport},
  year={1999},
  volume={10 2},
  pages={215-9}
}
The present study sought to determine whether the increased postural instability produced by a spoken mental task was due to competing demands for attentional resources or perturbation of posture by articulation. Postural sway was measured in 36 normal subjects under the following conditions: repeating a number aloud (articulation), counting backwards aloud… CONTINUE READING