The relationship between fear of falling and human postural control.

  title={The relationship between fear of falling and human postural control.},
  author={Justin R. Davis and Adam D Campbell and Allan L Adkin and Mark G. Carpenter},
  journal={Gait & posture},
  volume={29 2},
This study was designed to improve the understanding of how standing at elevated surface heights and the associated changes in the visual field affect human balance control. Healthy young adults stood at four different surface heights (ground, 0.8, 1.6 and 3.2 m) under three different visual conditions (eyes open, eyes closed and eyes open with peripheral vision occluded). Mean position, Mean Power Frequency (MPF) and Root Mean Square (RMS) of centre of pressure (COP) displacements were… CONTINUE READING
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