The relationship of postural sway to sensorimotor function, functional performance, and disability in the elderly.

@article{Hughes1996TheRO,
  title={The relationship of postural sway to sensorimotor function, functional performance, and disability in the elderly.},
  author={Melissa Ann Hughes and Pamela W Duncan and Dorian K Rose and John May Chandler and Stephanie A. Studenski},
  journal={Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation},
  year={1996},
  volume={77 6},
  pages={
          567-72
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To examine the relationship of postural sway to sensorimotor impairment, functional performance, and self-reported disability. DESIGN Cross-sectional cohort. SETTING Department of Veterans' Affairs Medical Center. PATIENTS One hundred community-dwelling elderly unable to climb stairs step over step. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Postural sway (area of ellipse and path length, eyes open and closed), sensorimotor (strength, sensation, range of motion, central processing time… CONTINUE READING
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