Stepping characteristics during externally induced lateral reactive and voluntary steps in chronic stroke.

Affiliation

Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, University of Maryland, Baltimore, United States. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

Stepping is critical for responding to perturbations, whether externally induced or self-initiated. Falls post-stroke is equally likely to happen from either mechanism. The objective of the study was, to examine lateral stepping performance during waist-pull induced reactive steps and voluntary choice reaction time steps in chronic stroke and controls.

Keywords

Balance,Lateral,Perturbation,Reactive,Stepping,Stroke,Voluntary,

OUR Recent Articles