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Validity and reliability of the Nintendo Wii Balance Board to assess standing balance and sensory integration in highly functional older adults
Standing balance is an important motor task to perform daily life activities. Postural instability associated with age typically rises from a deterioration or failure of peripheral sensory systems. The modified Clinical ...
Quality of Science Reports:Analysis of Sports Nutrition 2013 ACSM Annual Meeting Abstracts
The objective of the ACSM Annual Meeting is the exchange of scientific information. Authors of free communications must submi t abstracts by a specific deadline for evaluation. As the written record of those presentations, ...
Gait Characteristics and Sensory Abilities of Older Adults are Modulated by Gender
Despite the general perception that women and men walk differently, little is known about the reasons for these differences, especially in older adults. Previous work on gender differences in older adults has focused on ...
Age-related differences when walking downhill on different sloped terrains
Despite the common situation of walking on different sloped terrains, previous work on gait has focused on level terrain. This study aims to assess whether any age-related differences exist in spatiotemporal and stability ...