Narrowing beam-walking is a clinically feasible approach for assessing balance ability in lower-limb prosthesis users

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Andrew Sawers ; Brian J. Hafner (2018)
  • Publisher: Foundation for Rehabilitation Information
  • Journal: Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine (issn: 1650-1977, eissn: 1651-2081)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.2340/16501977-2329, pmc: PMC6171346
  • Subject: rehabilitation | RM1-950 | Therapeutics. Pharmacology | walking | posturalbalance | patientoutcomesassessment | accidentalfalls | Article | amputee | mobilitylimitation

Objective: Challenging clinical balance tests are needed to expose balance deficits in lower-limb prost-hesis users. This study examined whether narrowing beam-walking could overcome conceptual and practical limitations identified in fixed-width beam-walking. ... View more
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