Balance Perturbation System to Improve Balance Compensatory Responses During Walking in Elderly Persons Academic Article uri icon

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  • Page 1. 1 Balance Perturbation System to Improve Balance Compensatory Responses During Walking in Elderly Persons Amir Shapiro1, Itshak Melzer2 1 Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel, e-mail: ashapiro@bgu.ac.il 2 Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel, e-mail: itzikm@bgu.ac.il Correspondence address Itzik Melzer PhD PT Schwartz Movement Analysis & Rehabilitation Laboratory Department of Physical Therapy, Recanati School for Community Health Professions Faculty of Health Sciences Ben-Gurion University of the Negev POB 653, Beer-Sheva 84105, Israel Tel. +972 (0)8 647-7727. Fax +972 (0)8 647-7683 e-mail: itzikm@bgu.ac.il Page 2. 2 ABSTRACT Ageing commonly disrupts the balance control and compensatory postural responses that …

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  • January 1, 2010