Effects of head extension on undisturbed upright stance control in humans.

@article{Vuillerme2005EffectsOH,
  title={Effects of head extension on undisturbed upright stance control in humans.},
  author={Nicolas Vuillerme and Patrice R. Rougier},
  journal={Gait & posture},
  year={2005},
  volume={21 3},
  pages={
          318-25
        }
}
The purpose of the present experiment was to investigate whether and how the head extended posture, commonly encountered in many routine activities, affects undisturbed upright stance control mechanisms in humans. Sixteen young healthy adults stood feet together, with their eyes closed and were asked to sway as little as possible in two Neutral and Extended head conditions. Centre of pressure (CP) displacements, recorded using a force platform, were used to compute the motions of the vertical… CONTINUE READING
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