Influence of lateral destabilization on compensatory stepping responses.

@article{Maki1996InfluenceOL,
  title={Influence of lateral destabilization on compensatory stepping responses.},
  author={Brian E. Maki and William E. McIlroy and Stephen D. Perry},
  journal={Journal of biomechanics},
  year={1996},
  volume={29 3},
  pages={343-53}
}
Previous studies of compensatory stepping, in response to postural perturbation, have focussed on forward or backward stepping; however, the ability to step in other directions is of equal functional importance, since the perturbations encountered in daily life may often include a lateral component. The primary objective of this study was to determine how lateral destabilization affects the compensatory stepping response, in terms of: (1) swing-leg selection, (2) preparatory unloading of the… CONTINUE READING

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