Fear of falling modifies anticipatory postural control

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This study investigated the influence of fear of falling or postural threat on the control of posture and movement during a voluntary rise to toes task for 12 healthy young adults. Postural threat was modified through alterations to the surface height at which individuals stood (low or high platform) and changes in step restriction (away from or at the edge… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00221-001-0974-8

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@article{Adkin2001FearOF, title={Fear of falling modifies anticipatory postural control}, author={Allan L Adkin and James Frank and Mark G. Carpenter and Gerhard W. Peysar}, journal={Experimental Brain Research}, year={2001}, volume={143}, pages={160-170} }