Multisensory training of standing balance in older adults: I. Postural stability and one-leg stance balance.

@article{Hu1994MultisensoryTO,
  title={Multisensory training of standing balance in older adults: I. Postural stability and one-leg stance balance.},
  author={Michael H. Hu and Marjorie Hines Woollacott},
  journal={Journal of gerontology},
  year={1994},
  volume={49 2},
  pages={
          M52-61
        }
}
BACKGROUND The effects of standing balance training on the ability to maintain stability in both static two-leg and one-leg stance were tested in healthy older adults. METHODS Subjects (age range 65-90 years) were randomly assigned to a training (n = 12) or control group (n = 12). Training subjects received a 10-hour balance training program which selectively manipulated sensory inputs from the visual, vestibular, and somatosensory systems. RESULTS Training subjects showed significantly… CONTINUE READING

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