Falls study: Proprioception, postural stability, and slips.

  title={Falls study: Proprioception, postural stability, and slips.},
  author={Jeehoon Sohn and Sukwon Kim},
  journal={Bio-medical materials and engineering},
  volume={26 Suppl 1},
The present study evaluated effects of exercise training on the proprioception sensitivity, postural stability, and the likelihood of slip-induced falls. Eighteen older adults (6 in balance, 6 in weight, and 6 in control groups) participated in this study. Three groups met three times per week over the course of eight weeks. Ankle and knee proprioception sensitivities and postural stability were measured. Slip-induced events were introduced for all participants before and after training. The… 

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