Can back shape screening be used to predict the risk of falls in the elderly? An exploratory study investigating the relationship between spinal curvature and postural sway in healthy subjects

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Abstract

The primary objective of this study was to evaluate the relationship between spinal curvature and postural sway in the frontal and sagittal planes in asymptomatic young adults. A secondary objective was to look at this relationship over a time period of 15 minutes.
Original languageEnglish
PagesO25
Number of pages1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009
Event6th International Conference on Conservative Management of Spinal Deformities - Lyon, France
Duration: 21 May 200923 May 2009
Conference number: 6

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Conference6th International Conference on Conservative Management of Spinal Deformities
CountryFrance
CityLyon
Period21/05/0923/05/09

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Can back shape screening be used to predict the risk of falls in the elderly? An exploratory study investigating the relationship between spinal curvature and postural sway in healthy subjects. / Johnson, Clifford; Bettany-Saltikov, Josette A. ; Warren, Julian.

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