Strategies used by older adults to change travel direction.

  title={Strategies used by older adults to change travel direction.},
  author={Jason R. Fuller and Allan L Adkin and Lori Ann Vallis},
  journal={Gait & posture},
  volume={25 3},
INTRODUCTION A distinct body reorientation strategy during steering tasks has been reported in young adults. As challenges to whole-body stability in older adults occur when navigating complex environments, this study was designed to examine control strategies used by older adults to initiate a voluntary change in travel direction. METHODS Thirteen older adults, recruited from an independent living division of a local retirement residence, were instrumented with reflective markers and whole… CONTINUE READING

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