Variability in a dynamic postural task attests ample flexibility in balance control mechanisms

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When humans stand upright on a platform that sinusoidally translates in the anterior-posterior direction, the movements of upper and lower body segments are appropriately coordinated, in order to keep the body within its limits of stability. A significant fluctuation in this behaviour is evident across subjects and perturbation conditions. The inter- and… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00221-002-1028-6

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