The influence of moving auditory stimuli on standing balance in healthy young adults and the elderly.

@article{Tanaka2001TheIO,
  title={The influence of moving auditory stimuli on standing balance in healthy young adults and the elderly.},
  author={Toshiaki Tanaka and Satoshi Kojima and Hisashi Takeda and Shuichi Ino and Tohru Ifukube},
  journal={Ergonomics},
  year={2001},
  volume={44 15},
  pages={1403-12}
}
The maintenance of postural balance depends on effective and efficient feedback from various sensory inputs. The importance of auditory inputs in this respect is not, as yet, fully understood. The purpose of this study was to analyse how the moving auditory stimuli could affect the standing balance in healthy adults of different ages. The participants of the study were 12 healthy volunteers, who were divided into two age categories: the young group (mean = 21.9 years) and the elderly group… CONTINUE READING