Is there a clinical standing balance measurement appropriate for use in sports medicine? A review of the literature.

@article{Emery2003IsTA,
  title={Is there a clinical standing balance measurement appropriate for use in sports medicine? A review of the literature.},
  author={C A Emery},
  journal={Journal of science and medicine in sport},
  year={2003},
  volume={6 4},
  pages={492-504}
}
  • C A Emery
  • Published 2003 in Journal of science and medicine in sport
The aims of this review paper are (1) to discuss the relevance of proprioception and standing balance in rehabilitation and prevention of sports injuries, (2) to examine the evidence supporting decreased balance as a risk factor and balance training as a prevention strategy for injury in sport, (3) to review the evidence in the literature supporting the reliability and validity of clinical balance measurements, (4) to examine factors potentially influencing lower extremity balance and (5) to… CONTINUE READING