Adaptation of postural control to perturbations-a process that initiates long-term motor memory.

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Abstract

The objective was to investigate postural control adaptation during daily repeated posturography with vibratory calf stimulation. The posturography was performed with eyes open and closed daily for 5 days and after 90 days on 12 healthy subjects. The postural control adaptation could be described as two separate processes, a rapid adaptation during the test progress and a long-term habituation between consecutive test days. The adaptive improvements gained during the 5 days consecutive testing, largely remained 90 days later but seemed restricted to the same test situation. The findings suggest that balance rehabilitation should include a variety of repeated exercises, which are sufficiently long to induce habituation.

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Forskningsområden

Ämnesklassifikation (UKÄ) – OBLIGATORISK

  • Oto-rino-laryngologi

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Originalspråkengelska
Sidor (från-till)75-82
TidskriftGait & Posture
Volym15
Utgåva nummer1
StatusPublished - 2002
PublikationskategoriForskning
Peer review utfördJa

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Fredrik Tjernström, 2009, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Lund University. 144 s.

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