Overview Of Balance. Laura Morris, P.T. University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. SESSION OBJECTIVES. Describe the important terminology used in the study of balance and mobility Identify the multiple systems that contribute to postural stability
Laura Morris, P.T.
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Limits of Stability
(transfers, climbing stairs, walking, running)
(stepping in a hole, being unexpectedly bumped)
Courtesy of the National Eye Institute, National Institute of Health
Reduced and/or slowedsensation in touch receptors
Effect on Motor Behavior?