Theoretical and experimental indicators of falls during pregnancy as assessed by postural perturbations.


Throughout pregnancy, women experience physical, physiological, and hormonal alterations that are often accompanied by decreased postural control. According to one study, nearly 27% of pregnant women fell while pregnant. This study had two objectives: (1) to characterize the postural responses of pregnant fallers, nonfallers, and controls to surface… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.gaitpost.2013.07.011


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