Effects ofAge on Balance Assessment Using Voluntary and Involuntary StepTasks

@inproceedings{Carl2010EffectsOO,
  title={Effects ofAge on Balance Assessment Using Voluntary and Involuntary StepTasks},
  author={Carl and Luchies and DennisWallace and Ryan Pazdur and SarahYoung},
  year={2010}
}
  • Carl, Luchies, +2 authors SarahYoung
  • Published 2010
Methods. The performanceof a voluntaryand an involuntary step task was measuredin healthy young adult (meanage 21 years) and healthyelderly adult (mean age 68 years) female subjects.Subjectssteppedas fast as possible in the directionof a rninirnally destabilizing lateral waist pull (voluntary step task), or they respondednaturallyto a large destabilizing lateralwaist pull (involuntary step task).The effectsof age, task, and their interactionon the primary outcome variablesof step foot liftoff… CONTINUE READING