Effect of Jaw Clenching on Balance Recovery: Dynamic Stability and Lower Extremity Joint Kinematics after Forward Loss of Balance

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Ringhof, Steffen; Stein, Thorsten; Hellmann, Daniel; Schindler, Hans J.; Potthast, Wolfgang;
(2016)
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Journal: Frontiers in Psychology,volume 7 (issn: 1664-1078, eissn: 1664-1078)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.00291, doi: 10.5445/IR/1000052580, pmc: PMC4786560
  • Subject: Athletic & outdoor sports & games | dynamic stability | Psychology | balance recovery | postural control | jaw clenching | craniomandibular system | Original Research | biting | joint kinematics
    • ddc: ddc:796

Postural control is crucial for most tasks of daily living, delineating postural orientation and balance, with its main goal of fall prevention. Nevertheless, falls are common events, and have been associated with deficits in muscle strength and dynami... View more
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