Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Balance Control Mechanisms, Age-Related Changes, and Methods for Improvement of Balance During Gait|
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|| April 2016 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Objectives: The objectives are to understand the mechanisms that maintain medial-lateral (ML) balance during stance and walking gait and how age affects these mechanisms. The focus is on ML balance because previous evidence indicates that stability is more problematic in the ML direction than in the anterior-posterior direction and that a sizable proportion of falls in older individuals occur in the ML direction. Based on preliminary results, an addit...
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