Field Dependence and Body Balance

  title={Field Dependence and Body Balance},
  author={F. Kitamura and K. Matsunaga},
  journal={Perceptual and Motor Skills},
  pages={723 - 734}
  • F. Kitamura, K. Matsunaga
  • Published 1990
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Perceptual and Motor Skills
  • This study reports four points about the portable Rod and Frame Test performance of 30 Japanese women in terms of body balance. The primary findings using a stabilometer are: (a) field dependence correlated negatively with increased sway path within 1 min. both while a dot pattern as a visual stimulus was stationary and while it was moving. (b) Field dependence correlated positively with the difference in sway path between the two following phases, in one of which the subjects watched the… CONTINUE READING
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